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  • NATILLA authentic mexican food
    Oct 29 2016

    NATILLA

    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 […]

  • mexican food recipes cookies
    Oct 29 2016

    MEXICAN WEDDING COOKIES

    A Mexican wedding celebration can involve an elaborate dinner spread out over many hours punctuated by festive dancing and singing. These cookies are traditionally rolled in confectioner’s sugar once cool enough to handle. Makes two dozen cookies INGREDIENTS 1 cup unsalted, roasted almonds 2 cups all-purpose flour 1⁄2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1 […]

  • FIERY FRUIT authentic mexican food
    Oct 29 2016

    FIERY FRUIT

    This makes an elegant — and dramatic — ending to a wonderful meal. Be careful and use caution with the fire! Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 fresh mango 3 ripe bananas 1 cup fresh strawberries 1 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 cup tequila 6 large scoops vanilla ice cream DIRECTIONS 1. Peel the […]

  • FRITADAS BANANA food recipes
    Oct 28 2016

    FRITADAS BANANA

    Here’s a delicious, sweet, doughy fried dessert that’s unbelievable served with a dollop of fresh whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce. Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 6 ripe bananas 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄2 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 tablespoons vegetable oil DIRECTIONS […]

  • FRUITY TAMALES food recipes
    Oct 28 2016

    TUTTI FRUITY TAMALES

    Tamales stuffed with delicious dried fruit make for a sweet treat you can eat on the go! These can also be made in advance and frozen. Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 cups masa harina or cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄3 cup shortening 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup water 1 teaspoon lime […]