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Tag Archives: Cocina Tradicional Mexicana

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 5

By: Elsie Mendez @sabormexico As closure to this culinary and gastronomic tour in Mexico we had two surprises prepared: The first, a cooking demonstration class with Chef Monica Solis, and finally, a farewell dinner that Camino Real prepared for us in a very special way. Monica Solis is a friend, talented businesswoman, and a great lover of Mexico and its …

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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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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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Stuffed Chiapas Cheese Ball Recipe

One of the most important cheeses of Mexico is that which is made in Ocotzingo, Chiapas. This recipe is the result of many fusions that happened throughout the long history of our county. And that is how the Stuffed Chiapas Cheese Ball was born. The original recipe is from the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”), 1964. INGREDIENTS for Stuffed Chiapas Cheese …

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