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Nopalitos y Puerco en Chile Colorado

Nopalitos y Puerco en Chile Colorado

My dad used to make this dish for my husband every time we used to go to Mexico to visit them and he always used to say “te hice tus nopalitos” (I cooked your nopalitos). Now every time we are in Mexico, this is the […]

Tostadas de Frijoles (Black Beans Tostadas)

Tostadas de Frijoles (Black Beans Tostadas)

These are difficult times and we have to look after ourselves and our love ones and the way I look after my little family is by cooking delicious and healthy food. I love cooking from scratch, but I don’t like to complicate my life by […]

Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros

This morning I fancied something cosy to eat, the weather in London is a bit chilly, my son Emilio and I are at home just chilling out, so I decided to cook a classic Mexican recipe known by almost everybody “Huevos Rancheros”, they look fancy […]

Sopes Estilo Sinaloa (Sinaloa Style Sopes)

Sopes Estilo Sinaloa (Sinaloa Style Sopes)

For the sopes 500 gr maseca or nixtamalized corn flour 500 ml warm water or more if needed Sal to taste 1/2 tsp garlic powder (optional) 1/2 onion finely very finely chopped For the Shredded Beed 500 gr beef brisket 1 bone marrow 2 tomatoes […]

Sopes de Maíz Azul con Papas con Chorizo (Blue Corn Sopes with Chorizo with Potatoes)

Sopes de Maíz Azul con Papas con Chorizo (Blue Corn Sopes with Chorizo with Potatoes)

I’ve been craving these little beauties for days and finally I managed to get some time in my kitchen to make them. When I was little, my mum used to make these lovely sopes and I would eat as many as I could. One of […]

Salsa Guajillo (Guajillo Sauce)

Salsa Guajillo (Guajillo Sauce)

There are several sauces that I would consider essential to make Mexican dishes taste better, these sauces are packed with lovely flavours of chillies and spices. Today I am sharing with you an easy recipe for a Guajillo sauce that can be use for enchiladas, […]

Tetelas de Maíz Azul (Blue Corn Tetelas)

Tetelas de Maíz Azul (Blue Corn Tetelas)

Have a ever told you that I dream of going to Oaxaca?? Believe it or not, I’ve never been in this beautiful city, but hopefully this summer I will be able to go. Today’s recipe is from this wonderful and magical place, Tetelas are these […]

Sopita de Fideo (Fideo Soup)

Sopita de Fideo (Fideo Soup)

Mexican mum’s special treat for when a little one is feeling a bit poorly are either a Caldito de pollo (chicken soup) or Sopita de Fideo (fideo soup). Here at home my little ones love Sopita de fideo, especially my sweetie pops Miah, she absolutely […]

Bistec de Coliflor sobre Pipián Verde (Cauliflower Bistec over Green Pipian)

Bistec de Coliflor sobre Pipián Verde (Cauliflower Bistec over Green Pipian)

Happy New Year! My first recipe of this 2020 is an amazing vegan recipe made with cauliflower, pumpkin seeds and a lot of love! If you have been following me on my social media, you probably know that my hubby wants to be a vegetarian […]

Pozole de Setas (Mushrooms Pozole)

Pozole de Setas (Mushrooms Pozole)

Have I ever told you how much my family and I love pozole? It is my daughter’s favourite Mexican dish and my hubby loves it as well, but who wouldn’t? Pozole is the ultimate comfort Mexican food, with the delicious flavour that maize brings to […]


MY MEXICAN DIARY

Quesadillas de Flor de Calabaza (Courgette Flower Quesadillas)

As you probably know by now, one of my favourite ingredients are courgette flowers, I love them, they remind me so much to Mexico, just like beans, corn and nopales. (more…)


MY FAMILY FAVOURITES

Sopes Estilo Sinaloa (Sinaloa Style Sopes)

Sopes Estilo Sinaloa (Sinaloa Style Sopes)

For the sopes 500 gr maseca or nixtamalized corn flour 500 ml warm water or more if needed Sal to taste 1/2 tsp garlic powder (optional) 1/2 onion finely very finely chopped For the Shredded Beed 500 gr beef brisket 1 bone marrow 2 tomatoes […]

Pimientos Rellenos (Stuffed Romano Peppers)

Pimientos Rellenos (Stuffed Romano Peppers)

In this house we love chiles rellenos and I like to stuffed them with many delicious things. When I was a little girl I remember my dad doing this dish, the lovely smell of charred Poblano peppers would go in every room of our house […]

Carne Deshebrada (Shredded Beef)

Carne Deshebrada (Shredded Beef)

This is a quick recipe for carne deshebrada that you can use in many different dishes. My mum is the queen of shredded beef, her recipe is delicious, but it is a bit complicated to do, so I came with my own recipe. This beef […]

Gallina Pinta (Beef Hominy & Bean Broth)

Gallina Pinta (Beef Hominy & Bean Broth)

This is a traditional recipe from the state of Sonora in Mexico. Sonora is located in the north of Mexico, bordered by the states of Baja California, Chihuahua and Sinaloa.

Guisado de Carne Deshebrada (Shredded Meat Stew)

Guisado de Carne Deshebrada (Shredded Meat Stew)

This weekend is going to be a special day in Mexico, on February 2nd we celebrate “El Día de la Candelaría), it is a tradition to make tamales, so my mum and I are getting ready to make a tamaliza!!