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Sopa de Berros con Ensalada de Nopalitos (Watercress Soup with Nopalitos Salad)

Sopa de Berros con Ensalada de Nopalitos (Watercress Soup with Nopalitos Salad)

Let’s face it, some of us are not good at showing our feeling very well, so for me, the best to say to someone how much I love him or her is by cooking his or her favourite things, for instance, my son Emilio loves […]

Taquitos Dorados de Champiñones y Papa (Mushrooms & Potato Fried Taquitos)

Taquitos Dorados de Champiñones y Papa (Mushrooms & Potato Fried Taquitos)

This is a quick recipe for those days when you are in a hurry, but you still want to have a great dinner. Fried Taquitos are one of my favourite antojitos for those days when you want to eat something comforting. The tortilla gets filled […]

Paletas de Melón (Melon Paletas)

Paletas de Melón (Melon Paletas)

We have had a hot day here in London and my little monkeys fancied something refreshing! Paletas are these little icy pops that are very popular in Mexico, we have many flavours and nowadays I bet those flavours are more creative than the traditional ones. […]

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 […]

Ensalada de Aguacate (Avocado Salad)

Ensalada de Aguacate (Avocado Salad)

I love simple pleasures and making my life easier in the kitchen, because, let’s be honest, mum’s life is full of do’s and sometimes we don’t have time to cook an elaborate dinner. I really admire those mums that after a whole day at work, […]

Esquites (Corn Kernels with Butter)

Esquites (Corn Kernels with Butter)

There is a special relationship between Mexicans and corn. We can get enough of those delicious beauties! We nixtamalize it to make masa and make tortillas and other delicious things or we just simply added to broths and other dishes, but the most popular and […]

Aguachile de Lubina (Sea Bream Aguachile)

Aguachile de Lubina (Sea Bream Aguachile)

We’re spending our summer here in London and I am missing my hot summer days in my hometown Ensenada, but I refuse to let that feeling go, so I am holding on to my lovely Mexican summer memories by cooking recipes that take me there […]

Pescado Frito (Fried Fish)

Pescado Frito (Fried Fish)

This is a very quick and simple way to enjoy fresh fish, my dad always used to cook fish this way when he needed to make a quick dinner.

Pasta Cremosa de Coditos y Chile Chipotle (Creamy Chipotle Codito Pasta)

Pasta Cremosa de Coditos y Chile Chipotle (Creamy Chipotle Codito Pasta)

I love improvising quick meals, specially when I need to feed my children and the hubby soon!

Cóctel de Mejillones (Mussels Cocktail)

Cóctel de Mejillones (Mussels Cocktail)

I grew up in the town of Ensenada in Mexico, a little port town famous for its very fresh fish and seafood. One of my loved Mexican food memories is this mussel cocktail Ensenada style, because it takes me back to the rocky beaches of […]


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

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!!

Gorditas de Picadillo

Gorditas de Picadillo

Hola amigos! How are you these days? I am fine, just a little busy with my family and work, that is why I haven’t been posting many recipes anymore, but today I have this delicious recipe for mince beef gorditas.

Cocido de Salchicha, Beans y Paprika (Sausage, Beans & Paprika Stew)

Cocido de Salchicha, Beans y Paprika (Sausage, Beans & Paprika Stew)

Happy New Year! We made it into 2018! I wish you all the very best for this New Year! Thank you for all the support during the last year, without you, my blog would not even exists. I know I have been away from posting […]