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Tag Archives: Flavors of Mexico

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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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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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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Chayote Salad with Chipotle Vinaigrette Recipe

Chayotes always cause some controversy. There are those who love them with devotion, and those who do not want anything to do with them. Here we put a twist on the typical chayote salad with our favorite Chayote Salad with Chipotle Vinaigrette. It includes other vegetables such as carrots, tomatoes, peppers, and if you insist in not eating chayotes, prepare …

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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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Scrambled Eggs with Pumpkin Seeds and Peanuts

The fall always brings one of my favorite ingredients: pumpkin! And because of this, the Scrambled Eggs with Pumpkin Seeds and Peanuts are perfect for the season. During this time of year, pumpkin and squash grow and the enormous variety is incredible. Getting into the early day mindset, I take advantage of the seeds of this season and add them to my …

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Chipilin Soup Recipe with Corn Dough Balls, A Love of the Chiapanecos

My mom is from Chiapas, and since she was a little girl, the much loved Chipilin Soup with Corn Dough Balls was always present at our table. But surely you will ask what is Chipilín, and why the balls. Well, it turns out that the chipilín is a leaf that, according to the Mayan legend, is a Mayan princess and represents …

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Minguiche Recipe, a Taste of Colima in Each Bite

Chilies, cheese, jocoque (“sour milk”) and good tortillas are the basic elements of Minguiche, a dish from Colima. The recipe that I share with you today was published in the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”) 1964. INGREDIENTS for Minguiche 1 kilo roasted tomatoes 3 green pasilla chilies, grilled (poblano chillies) 1/4 litro of cream or good jocoque (“sour milk”) 3 blocks of …

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Sopitos Picados, A Traditional Appetizer from Colima

There is no meal in Colima that does not begin with Sopitos Picados, a traditional snack that has become one of the most tasty appetizers in Mexican cuisine. This is the recipe that was published in the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook), edited in 1964. It is cooked in the style of Villa de Alvarez. INGREDIENTS for Sopitos Picados …

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Chilayo Recipe, A Traditional Dish from the State of Colima

This is one of those dishes that is made throughout México with small changes and different names. Chilayo is originally from Colima and this recipe was published in Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”), edited 1964. If you have any doubts about hot to make it, don’t hesitate to contact us. INGREDIENTES for Chilayo 2 tablespoons of soaked rice
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