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Huaraches de Espinacas (Spinach Huaraches)

Huaraches de Espinacas (Spinach Huaraches)

The first time I went to Mexico City I was blown away with amazing variety of street food. The creativity that people have there is incredible, I remember eating something different and new every day. One of my favourite findings were these long slightly thick […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tortillas de Maíz (Corn Tortillas)

Tortillas de Maíz (Corn Tortillas)

There is nothing more emblematic that describes Mexico than a maize tortilla! they are Mexico and its people.

Molletes (Mexican Beans on Toast)

Molletes (Mexican Beans on Toast)

I have to confess that it hasn’t been long since I discover this recipe, it was because of my good friend Claudia that I heard about Molletes, according to her, they are very popular in Mexico City and when I made the recipe I found […]

Elotes con Queso Cotija (Mexican Style Corn on Cob)

Elotes con Queso Cotija (Mexican Style Corn on Cob)

Since we came back from Mexico we all have been craving a nice yummy elote (corn on cob) with lots of cotija cheese, so I got myself into the mission of finding corn and I did! =)

Black Beans Tlacoyos with Red & Green Salsa

Black Beans Tlacoyos with Red & Green Salsa

Tlacoyos are one of the most popular antojitos that Mexico has brought to the world. The origin of the Tlacoyos go back to prehispanic times. These little patties are made with corn dough and filled with refried beans or cheese or any other delicious filling […]

Omelet de Acelgas a la Mexicana (Mexican Style Chard Omelette)

Omelet de Acelgas a la Mexicana (Mexican Style Chard Omelette)

Hello lovely people! I know, I know! I haven’t been around very much lately, but tbh, I have a lot of work these days that I hardly have time to cook for my blog and post recipes, so apologies and I hope that you haven’t […]

Pozole de Langosta (Lobster Pozole)

Pozole de Langosta (Lobster Pozole)

Hi guys! Welcome to a new week, it is Monday and the weather in London is not great, as usual, but as you probably know, Mondays for me are special because my husband, el inglés, stays at home to work, so I always try to […]

Caldo de Res (Beef Broth)

Caldo de Res (Beef Broth)

What are you cooking today? Well I cooked some delicious Caldo de Res or a lot of people know it as “Cocido” which is Beef Broth or Stew. My dad was a fan of these type of recipes, he even used to cook this in […]