Tag Archives: Cinco de Mayo

Chiles en Nogada

Sunday is Mexican Independence Day, and restaurants here will honor the occasion by serving up the traditional treat of Chiles en Nogada Chiles en Nogada is a classic Mexican dish originating from Puebla. Stuffed poblano peppers with meat mixed with fruits and spices and topped with walnut sauce, pomegranate seeds and cilantro or parsley. The colors of the dish reflect...
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Avocado Popsicles

Maybe you haven't considered avocados for dessert much less for popsicles, but with buttery, creamy, and nutty texture they give a refreshing unique taste to popsicles. Instead of water you can use the coconut milk and coconut flakes. Simple ingredients for a refreshing great summer treat! (more…)...
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Stuffed Chile Rellenos

Chile rellenos is Mexican dish originating from the city of Puebla. The dish is made from fresh poblano peppers fire roasted then stuffed with meat or cheese, coated with eggs and fried in oil. Usually its served with a tomato salsa. I made chiles rellenos for the first time and definitely they are one of my favorite Mexican dishes! More photos   Read more

Sopa Azteca or Tortilla Soup

Sopa Azteca or tortilla soup is a Mexican traditional simple soup, prepared with just a few  ingredients: pasilla chile- and a tomato -chicken broth, topped with a tortilla chips, creamy avocado, cheese, and tangy Mexican crema. It's simple, but a very rich and flavorful soup! If you cannot find Mexican crema, you can use sour cream. For fried tortilla strips:...
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Fish Tacos

Very easy dish to make. For our fish, we used tilapia which has a firm flesh and is easy to find anywhere as well as inexpensive. Also you can add a little feta cheese. It’s important to keep the batter cold so use ice cold beer or club soda when making the batter. It will give you a crunchier...
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