There's nothing better than seeing the appearance of my beloved fuyu persimmons while driving around Los Angeles. From persimmon bread to even flan made with persimmon, working with persimmons is easy, fragrant and delicious.Like the tomato, persimmons are not popularly considered to be...Read more
The focus of our blog has been to share either traditional Mexican recipes or add a Latin twist to others. So, Thanksgiving always presents interesting exchanges with our family – both sides being stubborn with their familiar dishes of turkey, mashed potatoes, canned corn,...Read more
Nothing is better than the smell of ham baking in your kitchen . We typically use brown sugar and butter to make a glaze or even maple syrup. This time, we searched for a sweet fruit that is native to...
I probably would not have considered Brussels sprouts for breakfast had it not been for chorizo. Good old Mexican chorizo (beef or pork) is a sausage made with spices like garlic and paprika and of course powdered chile. While chorizo has a number of applications we...Read more
Calabacitas, or “little squash” in Spanish, is a Mexican dish of cooked squash often served as a side dish, but substantial enough for a hearty vegetarian main. The dish can be made as a casserole, but is often made as a thick, chunky vegetable...Read more
Cultures all over the world have enjoyed a form of pasta for centuries, and while this humble noodle has roots in Moorish Spain, fideo is a staple in most Mexican pantries. In Spanish, fideo means noodle. This noodle is typically found in a bag...Read more
This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.With two cooks in our kitchen, it is usually a duel between sweet and spicy. While we both cook, I love to bake anything sweet. And my husband has...Read more