Category Archives: Mushrooms & Vegetables

Fried Plantain with Sour Cream

Plantain or Cooking bananas (plátano on Spanish) are large bananas which usually require cooking before eating them. They are large with a green or gray-greenish rind and contain more starch and less sugar than regular bananas, and have a hard and savory flesh. Before eating, they can be steamed, boiled, grilled, baked, or fried. In most Spanish-speaking countries, Plantains...
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Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Salsa verde is a simple, green Mexican sauce made from tomatillos (they originate from Mexico, the taste is tart and vibrant. They are eaten raw or cooked in a variety of dishes, particularly salsa verde). A really authentic, full-of-flavor salsa, perfect with chips, eggs, quesadillas, enchiladas, chicharrónes, or as a topping for carne asada tacos. Great for dinner, any...
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Pork Tajine with Sweet Potatoes

Tender juicy meat with aromatic sweet potatoes, herbs, spices, and a flavorful sauce; perfect to serve with couscous as well! Food cooked in a tajine gives it a unique taste, and everything you cook in it turns out very tender and juicy due to the aromatic steam. This tasty pork with sweet potatoes dish can be served directly...
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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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