Tag Archives: Cinco de Mayo

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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Marquesitas Yucatecas con Nutella y Ceso.

This is a rolled-up crispy wafer tube about 20 cm in size, with a filling to your taste. Usually, it is stuffed with Gouda cheese along with a sweet stuffing — Nutella, banana, strawberries, Peanut butter, various jams, cajeta (a type of caramel sauce), chocolate sauce, condensed milk, etc. The taste of Marquesitas is unique for its perfect combination of sweet, salty, crunchy and...
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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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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