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Chilorio (Pork Chilorio)

Chilorio (Pork Chilorio)

When I was a child I used spend every holiday in Culiacán, Sinaloa, that is where my mummy is from and I have beautiful memories of my time there.

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!!

Puerco en Salsa Verde (Pork in a Green Sauce)

Puerco en Salsa Verde (Pork in a Green Sauce)

Hello there! It is been a while since my last post, but I have been very busy. Today I am sharing with you a delicious recipe made with pork belly, tomatillos, jalapeños and lots of love! Puerco en Salsa Verde is one of my absolute […]

Frijoles Charros (Charro Beans)

Frijoles Charros (Charro Beans)

Beans, glorious beans! There are so many recipes that you can do with beans. In Mexico, we eat beans almost in every meal, refried beans, beans caldo, beans with tacos, beans with eggs, beans, beans, beans! We do love them! And who doesn’t! They are […]

Carnitas (Pork Carnitas)

Carnitas (Pork Carnitas)

Pork carnitas is a dish that will make your mouth water, so simple to make and so delicious.

Chicharrón en Salsa Verde (Pork Crackling in a Green Salsa)

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 […]

Papas con Chorizo (Potatoes with Chorizo)

Papas con Chorizo (Potatoes with Chorizo)

Chorizo is a very popular ingredient in a Mexican kitchen. In my mum’s house we always have chorizo and we would eat chorizo in many different ways. I love it and it is one of my favourite Mexican ingredients that I have to have in […]

Tres Recetas Mexicanas con Verdolagas (Three Mexican recipes with Purslane)

Tres Recetas Mexicanas con Verdolagas (Three Mexican recipes with Purslane)

Verdolagas or Purslane is a very famous vegetable in Mexico. It would have being one of the rarest vegetables I have ever seen, if it wasn’t for my father that used to eat them all the time, I remember, as a child, going to the […]

Chiles Rellenos (Stuffed Poblano Peppers)

Chiles Rellenos (Stuffed Poblano Peppers)

Sometimes the little things are the ones that end up being the most important ones, like today, my hubby surprised me with a bunch of these lovely peonies, so I thought to surprise him as well and I made stuffed poblano peppers for lunch and […]

Frijoles Puercos (Piggy Beans)

Frijoles Puercos (Piggy Beans)

Every time I cook this dish, it always takes me back to my childhood, to my grandma’s house. My mum is from Culiacan, Sinaloa, so a lot of the recipes we cook at home are Sinaloa style. The recipe is a very comforting dish, not […]