Easter is here and although I am not religious at all I like the fact that you can gather with family & friends and have a good time while you eat a feast. Continue reading “Macarela en Salsa Verde (Mackerel in Green Sauce)”
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)”
I am having some friends for dinner, we are having tacos and I made three types of salsas for them to nibble with some tortilla chips and also to add to their food. Continue reading “Trio de Salsas (Three Salsas)”
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 countryside and look for watercress, purslane and other wild herbs that we could find in the wild, usually near to a brook, my dad was very good at identifying which plants could be eaten and he was always experimenting and creating lovely dishes. Continue reading “Tres Recetas Mexicanas con Verdolagas (Three Mexican recipes with Purslane)”
It has been a crazy month and I have been so busy that I hadn’t had time to write recipes, my sister came to visit from Mexico and she was with us for two weeks, we had such an amazing time with her, but sadly her holiday finished and she had to go back. Anyway, soon we will see her again. Continue reading “Sopa de Garbanzos con Salsa Verde”
It is Friday, Fridays for me are for relaxing and that means cooking something quick and easy, but today I fancy that plus the wow factor on it, so I decided to cook this pork stew, in my family my mum loves this dish, she says that “pork just go with tomatillo salsa”.
Anyway, let’s start with the recipe!
Prep 20 min
Cook 30 min
- 500 gr pork shoulder in chunks
- 500 ml Salsa verde
- Salt to taste
- 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
- 1 roasted green pepper chopped into little cubes
- 1 avocado cut in slices
Prepare your salsa verde according to the recipe that is in the blog.
After you have the salsa ready, heat a casserole dish and add the oil, then add the pork shoulder chunks, add salt and cook for 10 min, add the salsa verde and cook for around 20 more min or until the meet is tender.
Server it with some roasted green pepper cubes and slices of avocado and as a side dish you can have some red rice.
There are some Mexican recipes that I categorised as important and this is one of them, it is the base for many Mexican recipes and it is so versatile that you could use it in many different ways, as a spicy salsa for your tacos or eggs, as a nibble with some totopos (tortilla chips) or as an ingredient for a main dish like enchiladas. Continue reading “Salsa Verde (Green Tomatillo Sauce)”