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Author: Karla Zazueta

Paletas de Melón (Melon Paletas)

Paletas de Melón (Melon Paletas)

We have had a hot day here in London and my little monkeys fancied something refreshing! Paletas are these little icy pops that are very popular in Mexico, we have many flavours and nowadays I bet those flavours are more creative than the traditional ones. […]

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!

Cóctel de Mejillones (Mussels Cocktail)

Cóctel de Mejillones (Mussels Cocktail)

I grew up in the town of Ensenada in Mexico, a little port town famous for its very fresh fish and seafood. One of my loved Mexican food memories is this mussel cocktail Ensenada style, because it takes me back to the rocky beaches of […]

Chop Suey de Pollo (Chicken Chop Suey)

Chop Suey de Pollo (Chicken Chop Suey)

Yes! You are reading right! This is a Chinese recipe in my Mexican blog, but if you are from Baja California or have been there, you will understand why I am posting this recipe.

Tostadas

Tostadas

Living abroad, away from your family and country is hard and it is harder when you really try to cook the food that you love and grew up with, especially because it is difficult to find certain ingredients, like tostadas, hard tortillas that have been […]