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  • mexican food CARNE PIBIL
    Nov 18 2016

    CARNE PIBIL : Pork In Banana Leaves With Achiote

    The vibrant red color and distinctive flavor of this recipe come from the achiote recado, a spice paste made with annatto, the seed of a tree native to Central America. Long, slow cooking in banana leaves brings a taste of tropical Mexico to your slow cooker while replicating the traditional pit-cooking method that gives the […]

  • mexican food recipe Green Chile Salsa
    Nov 18 2016

    CHILE VERDE : Pork In Green Chile Salsa

    Salsa chile verde takes its name from three types of green chiles, which are combined with green tomatillos to make an olive-green sauce with a gently tart and spicy edge. Never overpowering, it’s a perfect match for the richness of the pork. You can control the level of heat by adding more jalapeños, substituting spicier […]

  • Black mole authentic mexican food
    Nov 16 2016

    MOLE NEGRO: Black mole

    Rich, thick, velvety smooth, and deeply colored, mole negro is the queen of moles. Making it can be a big production, too, a seemingly endless series of toasting, blackening, grinding, and frying to produce that mystically deep, almost black color. This slow cooker version is just as delicious and much easier. The tiny touch of […]

  • POLLO EN SALSA authentic mexican food
    Nov 15 2016

    POLLO EN SALSA: Chicken In Tomato Jalapeno Salsa

    This dish is traditionally made with a whole chicken, which is cut into pieces and cooked slowly until tender. This results in a wonderful flavor, of course, but you can substitute boneless chicken if you prefer, which will also shorten the cooking time. The chicken finishes by simmering in a fresh tomato sauce, made medium-spicy […]

  • MOLE mexican food recipes
    Nov 14 2016


    MAKES 600ML You’ll need: 100g dried mulato chillies 25g dried pasilla chillies 10g raw cashew nuts 10g blanched almonds 10g shelled hazelnuts 10g shelled walnuts 10g raw peanuts 10g sesame seeds 10g pumpkin seeds 1 onion, roughly chopped 10g dried apricots, roughly chopped a pinch of ground cinnamon a pinch of ground allspice 200ml groundnut […]

  • DEATH SAUCE authentic mexican food
    Nov 14 2016


    MAKES 500ML You’ll need: 400g tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons caster sugar 1 tablespoon salt 1 red onion, quartered 1 garlic bulb 10 Scotch bonnet chillies, mixed colours 5 dried habanero chillies 2 dried ancho chillies 25g fresh coriander juice of 3 limes 1 dash of sherry vinegar 25ml good-quality tequila 20 bird’s-eye chillies How to […]

  • TRADITIONAL authentic mexican food
    Nov 01 2016


    Baked in a bath or a “baño de María,” flan is enjoyed around the world, and especially in Latin American cultures. Serve with a dusting of cinnamon and a warm mug of hot chocolate. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 8 eggs 2⁄3 cup white granulated sugar 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 31⁄2 cups evaporated milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract […]

  • mexican food recipes CHURROS
    Nov 01 2016


    Churros are the Mexican equivalent of what Americans consider fried dough. Street carts and festivals often sell these fried, sugary, buttery treats. Now you can make your own! Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 3 cups vegetable oil 1 cup water 1⁄2 cup butter 1 cup flour 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 1 cup powdered sugar 1⁄4 cup […]

    Nov 01 2016


    In this unique twist on traditional carrot cake, flour tortillas take the place of actual flour. Add cinnamon if you want some extra spice! Serves 4   INGREDIENTS 8 medium carrots 4 teaspoons lemon rind 4 teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 6 tablespoons granulated sugar 1⁄4 cup vegetable oil 4 medium eggs 4 […]

  • NATILLA authentic mexican food
    Oct 29 2016


    Similar to flan, but lighter, this custard traces its roots to the Spanish-speaking world and is perennially popular throughout. Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 4 eggs 1⁄2 cup flour 1 quart milk 3⁄4 cup granulated sugar 1⁄8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon DIRECTIONS 1. Separate the eggs. 2. Make a paste of […]