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Tag Archives: Authentic Mexican Cuisine

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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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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The Origin and Traditions of Mexicaneros

By: Cristina Barros y Manuel Buenrostro One of the 62 original cultures of Mexico is that of the Mexicaneros; they live in the region where Jalisco, Nayarit, Durango and Zacatecas meet; the largest settlement is in the Duranguense municipality of Mezquital. Their mother tongue is Mexicanero, of the Nahuatl family; They also speak Spanish. The conditions of the terrain are …

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The Bajío: The Cooks and Vineyards in the Heart of Mexico Part 4

By Elsie Mendez @sabormexico One of the most enjoyable activities in San Miguel de Allende is their Spas. For this trip we had a very special surprise waiting for our guest journalists from New York. The House of Sierra Nevada and the Rosewood San Miguel de Allende opened the doors of their cabins to delight our guests with treatments 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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Campeche Style Fish Soup Recipe

We can say that there are as many versions of a fish soup as there are families in all of Mexico, but this Campeche Style Fish Soup is from the book Senators that Cook, (“Las Senadoras suelen guisar”) published in 1964, and has passed the test of time. I assure you that like us at home, they will end up …

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Fresh Dogfish Shark Cocktail Recipe

Do not confuse this recipe of Fresh Dogfish Shark Cocktail with Shark Bread because they are very different. Here we are going to have the fresh dogfish shark fillets, a rich recipe that comes from the bookLas Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”) published in 1964.. INGREDIENTS Fresh Dogfish Shark Cocktail Fresh dogfish shark Fresh epazote 1 sour orange 1 habanero chile 10 large …

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Roasted Marinated Turkey Recipe, with that Mexican Touch for December Parties

This recipe gives the Mexican touch to one of the star dishes of the Christmas and New Year celebrations in Mexico. This Roasted Marinated Turkey Recipe, is one of the recipes that we pamper ourselves with at home and which we invariably repeat every couple of years. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS for Roasted Marinated Turkey Recipe 1 turkey (5kg) 8 spicy guajillo chiles 1 …

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Curd Soup Recipe

This exquisite soup is very typical of Guanajuato, from our grandmothers’ kitchen, the kind of recipe that nurtures you. This delicious Curd Soup Recipe is one of the most traditional recipes of Mexican cuisine, and is very simple to prepare. By Chef Monica Solis INGREDIENTS for Curd Soup  300 gr cottage cheese 120 gr natural goat cheese 1 cup sour cream 1 …

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