This is very easy recipe perfect for a Friday night, because Friday nights are for indulge yourself and for us at home we always have something that we have been craving for a while and today is the case of Chicharrón (pork crackling) in Salsa Verde (tomatillo based sauce). Continue reading “Chicharrón en Salsa Verde (Pork Crackling in a Green Salsa)”
This week I am posting recipes that reminds me to my lovely hometown Ensenada! And today’s recipe kind of sums up what Ensenada is, a fresh, colourful, full of flavour seafood cocktail and that is how Ensenada is, the people is friendly, the weather is lovely and the food is just amazing! Continue reading “Cóctel de Mariscos (Seafood Cocktail) “
We had such a sunny day in London that I felt I was in Ensenada and I fancied doing some ceviche, so here is the super mega quick recipe for these lovely fish and sea urchin ceviche tostadas. Continue reading “Tostadas de Ceviche de Pescado y Erizo (Fish & Sea Urchin Ceviche)”
It is Friday night and I have been working all day on styling some food for an important client and I totally forgot about dinner, but luckily I had in my fridge this amazing Ancho Chilli Sauce I made yesterday, so quick thinking!!! What can I do in a hurry? Yes! Enchiladas! Good! Continue reading “Enchiladas de Chile Ancho (Ancho Chilli Enchiladas)”
There are two ways to make this salad, the first one is to buy fresh cactus and cook them yourself, that would be the best option as the cactus would be more crunchy and fresh, but if you, like me, live in a country where there is no cactus at all then buy the cactus in a jar, I know they won’t taste the same, but it would be ok. I usually remove all the onions and chillies that they come with, then I wash them very well several times and sometimes I even leave them for half an hour to soak in clean water and the taste of vinegar goes away. Try to do these tricks and hope for the best.
Continue reading “Tostadas de Ensalada de Nopal (Cactus Salad Tostadas)”
Today it is a very important day for Mexican Food Memories and me, we now have a YouTube Channel, you can find me as “Mexican Food Memories” and this is the first recipe I am sharing with you there, so at the end of this post you will find the link for the Video Recipe. Please don’t forget to subscribe and like the videos. Continue reading “Taquitos Dorados (Fried Taquitos Sinaloa Style)”
Today is Friday, that means a little bit of indulgence in my house, wine and cheese in the evening and for lunch these amazing and utterly delicious tacos de moronga or black pudding tacos, yes! You read right! It is black pudding, but it is cooked in a way that you would never know that it is black pudding. I bought my black pudding in my organic and free range butcher, they make their own there, so it was very fresh.
Quesadillas are everybody’s favourite, I guess that they are so easy to make and taste delicious, it is one of those “antojitos” that I would just eat over and over again and I won’t get tired of it. There are so many ways to fill a quesadilla. Today I am sharing with you a quick recipe, I am making a a mushroom and tomatillo filling, so I hope you like it. Continue reading “Quesadillas de Champiñones y Tomatillo) (Mushroom and Tomatillo Quesadillas)”
I think just a few recipes in Mexico could describe the richness in traditions of our Mexican gastronomy and Chiles en Nogada is one of those dishes; full of history.
The history of the creation of Chiles en Nogada goes back to August 1821 when the sister of Santa Monica Convent in Puebla wanted to welcome Agustin de Iturbide. They collected some of the ingredients that were in season during the month of August and they came out with this recipe. The colours of the ingredients on it are related to the colours of the Mexican flag, the Poblano pepper is the green colour, the Nogada sauce is the white and the pomegranate seeds are the red, making it the most patriotic dish to celebrate Mexican independence. Continue reading “Chiles en Nogada Vegetarianos (Vegan Chiles en Nogada)”
Have you ever heard of Menudo? Or you probably heard about “Tripe & Honeycomb meat”, yes, I know, it is something that your grandparents used to eat and it used to be popular in England years ago, well in Mexico, Menudo, still very popular and in fact it is believed to cure hangovers and it is cooked in special occasions. In my family we usually cook Menudo for New Year, we all gather on the 1st day of the year and eat menudo. It is done the day before, because it takes a few hours to cook, but once it’s done, it tastes divine, despite the meat texture. Continue reading “Menudo (Beef Honeycomb Stew)”