Tag Archives: recetas de cocina

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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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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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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Tamale Pancake Recipe. Yes, you read it right: tamales!

Surely upon reading the title Tamale Pancakes you all thought, as I did, that there had to be a mistake. But no, this delicious recipe of pancakes was gifted to me by the Federación Mexicana de Diabetes A.C (“The Mexican Federation of Diabetes”) to share with you all and to learn that there are many ways to enjoy life without risk. INGREDIENTS for …

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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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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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Chiapas Style Escabeche of Sea Bass Recipe

Sometimes I ask myself how we stopped cooking the recipes from our grandmothers that were so delicious! I took this Chiapas Style Escabeche of Sea Bass Recipe from the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that cook”) 1964 because it is the closest recipe to the one that my grandmother cooked for my grandfather who was chiapaneco, from Chiapas. It is easy to prepare and …

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