February 11, 2015
My friends on the east coast and Midwest are freezing with low temperatures and snow storms hitting those parts of the country. So, I won’t mention that today it’s sunny and warm in typical Cali fashion. Believe it or not, I am a lil’ jealous since I always yearn for the cold and gloom. One […]
The carrots get a subtle kick from the smoky chipotle that pairs magically with the coconut milk. Topped with a pea and cilantro pesto for sustenance and well because carrots and peas go together
After having spent the entire month of December enjoying various celebrations from the “birthday” of the Virgen de Guadalupe’s to all the posadas that take place in Mexico for nine days, the excitement culminates in the festivities of Christmas Eve. We wait all year long, filled with anticipation for Noche Buena, the Spanish name for […]
Making Plantain Gorditas stuffed with cheese is simply the sensible thing to do for your guests this holiday season. Serving plantain gorditas with a chipotle smoky black bean sauce and cotija cheese is just showing off to your guest that you are the hostess with the mostest.
“Romp-What?” Dennis asked with great bewilderment. “I am making rompope” I answer with conviction. I could have said “I am making Mexican eggnog”, but what fun would that be? Saying rompope is part of the joy. Try saying it a few times; it will at the very least make you smile. So what makes this […]
Taking inspiration from my recent trip where I had some hearty Mussel Soup that kept me warm on the wet and chilly Tuscan nights, I’ve jazzed up the Mussel Soup with leeks, garlic, herbs, diced Italian tomatoes and the Italian hearty grain farro, for added heartiness and bite.