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Dried Meat Stew Recipe from Chihuahua, Mexico

La cocina del norte de México es mucho más variada de lo que imaginamos, y esa carne seca que usualmente solo cocinamos con huevo, o sola como botana, en esta receta de Caldillo de carne seca estilo Chihuahua queda claro que se puede disfrutar de muchas más forma.   The cuisine from northern Mexico is much more varied than many …

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Black Bean Tortillas with Mango Salad Recipe

When I found the recipe for Black Bean Tortillas with Mango Salad I initially thought it was a strange combination of things. But after making it I stood corrected. When we made it at home it turned out great. We found it while looking for recipes for a vegetarian friend who wound up just as surprised as we were about …

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Chicken Sandwich with Chipotle Vinaigrette and Mango Slices

When my daughter was little, she did not like chicken. I was always looking for new recipes that would make chicken more tasty and appealing for her. We arrived at the Chicken Sandwich with Chipotle Vinaigrette and Mango Slices, that have remained a favorite to this day. We hope they become a favorite for you too. INGREDIENTS for Chicken Sandwich with …

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Pork Ribs with Swiss Chard Recipe

One of my favorite dishes that my mom prepares is Pork Ribs with Swiss Chard. Its preparation is very simple, but something that this dish has makes me feel very comforted. I really hope you enjoy it as much as we do each time you prepare it. INGREDIENTS for Pork Ribs with Swiss Chard 4 medium red guaje tomatoes 2 chiles …

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Jacuané Tamales Recipe, the Exquisite Tradition from the Chiapas Highlands

Link all over Mexico, the cuisine in Chiapas has its own traditions and a vast variety of ways to make tamales, like the Jacuané Tamales (or juacamé tamales) that are made with beans, shrimp, and hoja santa (“Mexican pepperleaf”). I invite you all to continue our delicious traditions and to make this recipe that we found in the book Las Senadoras …

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Adobo Style Pork Recipe from Chiapas

This is another marvelous recipe from the state where my mother and grandfather grew up, the beautiful Chiapas. The Adobo Style Pork from Chiapas is another delicious and common way to prepare pork. This recipe was published in Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook), 1964. INGREDIENTS FOR Adobo Style Pork from Chiapas: 1 young pig weighing about 5 kilos 460 grams of …

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Oven Baked Pork Recipe, A Traditional Dish from Chiapas

Every day there are fewer families that prepare this traditional dish from Chiapas at home. Chiapas Style Oven Baked Pork is an important part of the cuisine of Chiapas and is one of the most emblematic of the region. The recipe that I share today was published in the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”) 1964, and that …

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Chiapaneca Cold Meat, Carne Fría Recipe, Typical Flavors of Southeast Mexico

This recipe of Chiapaneca Cold Meat (also known as carne fría) is a traditional recipe from Chiapas, one of the tastiest, and I truly do not understand why that are not more restaurants dedicated to the wonderful cuisine of Chiapas, which is one of the best types of cuisine in Mexican gastronomy. From the book Las senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that cook”) edited …

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Cuachala Recipe, a Traditional Dish from Colima that Embraces the Heart

How interesting it is to discover exquisite recipes like this one. In Mexico City it is not easy to come across someone making these. Originally from Colima (and other states in western Mexico), this recipe for Cuachala  was found in the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”), 1964. The wife of the senator from Colima at the time shared this recipe, …

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Roasted Pork Recipe, an Easy Dish with an Elaborate Flavor

The Roasted Pork Recipe is a traditional recipe from the state of Coahuila. It is an easy dish to prepare and has an elaborate flavor. It is the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”), 1964. INGREDIENTS for Roasted Pork 1 kilo of pork 1/4 red ancho chili 1 green tomatillo 8 cloves of garlic Pinch of Cumin Pinch of Pepper Punch of Oregano …

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