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Month: June 2016

Chilaquiles Rojos (Red Chilaquiles)

If I ask you what is your favourite Mexican breakfast, I am almost sure that you will say chilaquiles and to be honest with you, I do not blame you! Chilaquiles are everybody’s favourite. Crispy tortilla chips cover in a spicy salsa, fresh cheese, sour […]

Paletas de Yogur con Vainilla y Ate de Membrillo (Quince, Vanilla and Yogurt Ice Lollies)

Paletas de Yogur con Vainilla y Ate de Membrillo (Quince, Vanilla and Yogurt Ice Lollies)

It is the summer season, and this only calls for something nice and cold and these ice lollies are just perfect for those hot days. This flavour brings me back to my childhood in Mexico, when I was at primary school, they used to sell […]

Elotes (Mexican Sweet Bread)

Elotes (Mexican Sweet Bread)

There is nothing more comforting than to sit down and have a lovely hot cup of coffee and a piece of “Pan Dulce” (this is what my mummy always says). Since I remember, pan dulce has been one of the things that we would always […]

Ensalada a la Parrilla de Lechuga y Durazno (Gem Lettuce and Peach Grilled Salad)

Ensalada a la Parrilla de Lechuga y Durazno (Gem Lettuce and Peach Grilled Salad)

Today is the first day of summer and to celebrate this day I decided to cook a lovely recipe with ingredients that are in season and peaches and gem lettuce are so lovely at the moment and if grilled, it intensifies their flavour. I know […]

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 […]

Tacos de Barbacoa de Res (Brisket Barbacoa)

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 […]

Jalapeños Rellenos (Stuffed Jalapeños)

Jalapeño peppers are those little green things that they look really spicy, but they are not, they are just some really good chillies and as my son Emilio calls them, they are  little green torpedoes that can add lots of flavour to your food, you […]

Salsa Macha (Morita Chilli Oil Salsa)

Salsa Macha (Morita Chilli Oil Salsa)

There are many types of spicy salsas in Mexico, we are obsessed with chillies that we seem to have a big imagination to create a new salsa every day. Salsa Macha is originally from Veracruz, but the first time I tried it was in Ensenada, […]

Tostadas de Ceviche de Pulpo (Octopus Ceviche)

Tostadas de Ceviche de Pulpo (Octopus Ceviche)

I could eat seafood any time, what about you? I just love the freshness of a good octopus, clams or oysters, I think they are just very attractive and luxurious, so any opportunity I get, I always cook something with seafood and today I managed […]

Ensalada de Flor de Calabaza (Courgatte Flower Salad)

I love summer! it is the best season of the year, you can get so many fresh produce and make lots of nice salads, so today I made this lovely courgette flower salad. In Mexico we love to eat courgette flowers when they are in […]