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Mexican Food

Nopal Cactus and Jícama Salad Recipe

Nopal and Jícama Salad

I am always looking for new recipes for salads and I liked this combination. I like that there is a sweet note and that it has a good amount of fiber. This salad is inspired by a recipe from the Mexican Diabetes Federation A.C. Here is our version the Nopal Cactus and Jícama Salad. INGREDIENTS for the Nopales Cactus and …

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Caldo Tlalpeño Recipe, the Original Version from Tlalpan in Mexico City

There are several versions of the origin of Caldo Tlalpeño, three states fight over where this traditional dish originated. Among the three states who claim the original version is Mexico City, although it is rather Tlalpan who deserves it because it is said that General Santa Ana, who was a great parrandero that frequently attended the San Agustín de las …

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White Rice with Corn and Poblano Chili Recipe, from Grandma’s Cookbook

From the book Las senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”) 1964. The senator’s wife from Mexico City in 1964 shared this delicious recipe. It is one of the most traditional recipes of Mexican cuisine. White Rice with Corn and Poblano Chili is a true classic. INGREDIENTS for White Rice with Corn and Poblano Chili 1/2 kilo white rice 4 large and …

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Santa Rita Empanadas, a Blessing from the Kitchen of Chihuahua

The Santa Rita Empanadas are a true blessing of chihuahuense cuisine. They are an explosion flavors, usually accompanied with a glass of horchata or a good beer. This original recipe comes from the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”), published in 1964, and because of that it has a certain detail that might be different from today’s modern take on …

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Beef Fillet Stew Recipe from Chihuahua, Mexico

There’s nothing like a tasty stew. And that’s exactly what this Beef Fillet Stew Recipe from Chihuahua is that we share the from the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”) from 1964. INGREDIENTS forBeef Fillet Stew Recipe from Chihuahua 1 kilo of beef fillet 1/2 kilo of potatoes 2 Tb of flour 1 Tomato 1 Onion 1 garlic clove Water or …

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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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Corn Pictes Recipe, Traditional from Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas

The name for this dish comes from the idiom from Chiapas “Pa que pícte…” that means you did something in vain. For example, if you went to Tuxtla Gutierrez, the capital of the state of Chiapas, and didn’t try the traditional Corn Pictes, a local take on tamales. The recipe that we share with you was published in the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that …

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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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