Category Archives: Mexican

Empanadas

Empanadas need no introduction - popular especially in Latin America and Europe, as well as southwest United States and southeast Asia. Empanadas like pirozhki are little pies with different fillings such as cheese, potatoes, carrots and other vegetables, minced or chopped pork, beef or chicken, shrimp, zucchini blossom, fruits, etc., the fillings are endless but generally...
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Chorizo Cheese Dip

Lots of gooey, melted cheese with spicy chorizo mixed in. Use any hot pepper to your taste, I had poblano pepper so I used those, but you can use also serrano, jalapeno, etc. Serve with crunchy tortilla chips. And add a ice cold beer to complete the meal. What could be better for a Super Bowl party?...
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Pico de Gallo

This recipe is great with chips and is perfect for summer barbecues and parties or winter Super Bowl Sunday party. Jalepeno peppers can be substituted with serrano peppers or even habanero if you like it very hot. The key to this recipe is not to blend the ingredients and not to cut the pieces too large, it's important the...
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Tepoztlan Mexico. Cooking Classes, 5

I'll be an a short vacation break and until I come back relish these beautiful pictures from our last cooking trip in Tepoztlan: Being surrounded by mountains its inevitable to decide ‘to go or not to go’ up the mountain. At the top of one of the mountains in Tepoztlan is an ancient Indian pyramid, called...
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Tepoztlan Mexico. Cooking Classes, 3

Tepoztlan is a very interesting and unique city in Mexico. Before we left we told some Mexicans we knew that we were going there and they hadn’t even heard of it. It’s tucked away in the mountains and maybe has 25,000 people, the nearest cities being Cuernavaca and Mexico City (which is about a 45...
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Tepoztlan Mexico

At the beginning of October we travelled to Tepoztlan Mexico for a culinary cooking week. I had never heard of Tepoztlan before but after we arrived we left very impressed! It’s about 40 minutes south from Mexico City in the mountains so the climate is very different from what people normally expect from Mexico. It also has...
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