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Month: September 2015

Sopes de Carne Deshebrada Estilo Sinaloa (Sinaloa Style Shredded Beef Sopes)

 I’m sure we all have a dish that makes us feel at home and brings us many cosy memories and makes us feel nostalgic when you are miles away. Well, for me, Sopes Estilo Sinaloa is that dish. Every time I smell those delicious Sopes […]

Arroz a la Mexicana (Mexican Style Rice)

This is a very simple but useful side dish recipe to have in your repertoire of Mexican recipes.

Quesadillas de Cuitlacoche (Huitlacoche Quesadillas)

The weather in London still a bit dull, so, again, I fancied something yummy and easy to make as Emilio, my son, hasn’t started school yet.

Chiles en Nogada 

Chiles en Nogada 

I think just a few recipes in Mexico could describe the richness in traditions, flavours and ingenious of our Mexican gastronomy and Chiles en Nogada is one of those dishes; full of history, tradition, flavour and beauty making them one of the most popular Mexican […]

Ensalada de Nopales (Cactus Salad)

Ensalada de Nopales (Cactus Salad)

Today is the evening of Mexican Independence Day and I didn’t know if I was going to go out with El inglés, aka, my husband to celebrate,

Frijoles de la Olla (Beans from the Pot) 

Beans! One of the main ingredients in a Mexican diet. We, Mexicans, have been eaten beans for centuries. Beans are as important as maize for us, we literally eat them almost every day in many different ways, from the pot, fried, in soups, as a [...]

Tacos Dorados de Papa (Potato Fried Tacos)

My sister Sonia is the eldest and therefor we think she is the expert in my family to do some dishes, like this one, I remember when I tried them, I thought, “wow! So good for a veggie option”

Sopa de Papa (Potato Soup)

In my family we have some dishes that we call emergency dishes, dishes that my parents used to cook when they didn’t have time or money and this is the case of this soup as the ingredients are very basic and cheap, but the result […]

Salsa de Molcajete (Molcajete Salsa)

The Molcajete is one of the most iconic Mexican kitchen utensils of all times. It has been used for thousands of years since the Aztecs and Mayans. It is the Mexican version of pestle  and mortar. It is used mainly to make salsas, but people […]

Salpicón de Res (Brisket Salpicon)

Salpicón de Res (Brisket Salpicon)

The first time I tried Salpicon was at my sister’s house, that day we had a feast, we sat around the table with a big bowl of juice, tender and delicious shredded brisket mix with lots of veggies, topped with queso fresco, slices of avocado […]