Category Archives: Mexican

Poblano Pepper

Poblano is a relatively mild chilli pepper, although sometimes they can be unpredictable and give you a strong heat and aroma. They have a dark, thick, and green skin and are heart shaped, originating from the state of Puebla, Mexico. Dried, it is called ancho or chile ancho, and it's sometimes dried and smoked as well. We buy...
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Taco Tuesday

Fish tacos with Pico de Gallo, from scratch
  1. For the tortillas, its best to use fresh masa but what we use is the corn flour from Maseca. Its very easy to make and has the basic instructions there so I won't repeat them but the key that I've seen is to use warm water when making the...
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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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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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