Tag Archives: Day of the Dead

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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Pan De Muerto

Each year on November 1st and 2nd in Mexico as well as in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, people celebrate the Day of the Dead. This is a touching and at the same time joyous holiday  when people remember their dead relatives and ancestors. They believe that the souls of the dead relatives and friends come these days to visit...
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Guacamole with Pomegranate Seeds

I could eat avocados every day! Here is another idea for a delicious, creamy guacamole! Pomegranate seeds give the dish a bright color and slightly sweet kick. If you are a lover of spicy food, you can use the seeds from the serrano. And if you add a little bit olive oil, then you'll get a very...
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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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