Albondigas a la Mexicana (Mexican Style Meatballs)

Winter is the perfect time for cosy and comfort food and today is one of those days that I just fancy some of my mum’s soups, but unfortunately she is miles away from me, so I decided to make one of her famous soups, albondigas! This is a nice cosy dish that will definitely will always take me back to my childhood, my mum would always make them on a cold winter day and we would arrived from school and the whole house would had that lovely and yummy smell!! Aw! I really miss my mum right now! Continue reading “Albondigas a la Mexicana (Mexican Style Meatballs)”

Steak Ribeye con Salsa Molcajeteada (Ribeye Steak with a Pestle & Mortar Salsa) 

Recently I have been posting many vegetarian recipes because of my hubby, he doesn’t want to eat meat anymore, in fact, he is thinking very seriously of becoming vegetarian, thing that I am not against, but I am not prepared to do it myself, I have to confess to you that I like meat, in fact, I love a good steak and I am the kind of person that thinks that everything in moderation is the key, so when I buy and eat meat, I usually buy it from my local organic butcher, so in that way I know the animal had a good life and it was well fed. Continue reading “Steak Ribeye con Salsa Molcajeteada (Ribeye Steak with a Pestle & Mortar Salsa) “

Menudo (Beef Honeycomb Stew)

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)”

Tacos de Barbacoa de Res (Brisket Barbacoa)

Barbacoa is one of my favourite recipes ever! In Mexico we call barbacoa to the way the meat is cook and traditionally to cook a proper barbacoa you have to dig a hole in the ground, but eh! I do not see myself doing that in my garden, so I think I will stick to the easy option, so I used my casserole dish and after an hour or an hour and a half voila! magic happened in my kitchen and we got a wonderful aroma of a delicious barbacoa. Continue reading “Tacos de Barbacoa de Res (Brisket Barbacoa)”

Sopes de Picadillo (Mince Meat Picadillo Sopes)

Does it ever happened to you that you had a busy day and you can’t be bother to cook? Well, it happened to me today and I was wondering what to cook without compromising freshness and healthiness, so I remember this quick recipe that I sometimes cook, sopes or pelliscadas! which are these little round parcels made with corn flour, they are like a little corn dough plates which you can fill with almost anything you want! that is the beauty of these lovely things. Continue reading “Sopes de Picadillo (Mince Meat Picadillo Sopes)”

Guisado de Res en Salsa de Chile Ancho (Beef Guisado in an Ancho Chilli Sauce)

There is nothing more satisfying after a long tiring day than eating a nice comforting meal at dinner time and that was the case for me when I made this scrumptious beef guisado. The recipe is basically the filling my family makes when we do tamales, but I take it to the next level of yummi adding more vegetables and olives. Continue reading “Guisado de Res en Salsa de Chile Ancho (Beef Guisado in an Ancho Chilli Sauce)”