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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 […]

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!