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Author: Karla Zazueta

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 […]

Champiñones con Chipotle (Chipotle Mushrooms)

Champiñones con Chipotle (Chipotle Mushrooms)

My dad was a proper foodie of his time, an adventurous eater the one who would try anything and when I say anything, I mean it, he was the kind of person that would eat the eyes of a fish or the feet of a […]

Tortillas de Maíz Azul (Blue Corn Tortillas)

Tortillas de Maíz Azul (Blue Corn Tortillas)

Every time I make my own tortillas I feel very proud of being Mexican. Making tortillas is an art and I have to say that over the years I have been practising and perfecting this art. I love making my own tortillas. I know that […]

Huaraches de Espinacas (Spinach Huaraches)

Huaraches de Espinacas (Spinach Huaraches)

The first time I went to Mexico City I was blown away with amazing variety of street food. The creativity that people have there is incredible, I remember eating something different and new every day. One of my favourite findings were these long slightly thick […]

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 […]

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, […]