This post has been a loooonnngggg time coming 😮 but better late than never. Part of the delay is that I’ve made this dish at least 4 different times but never got the plating shot I wanted. While still not quite what I wanted, this one will work. So, without any further ado, now let me tell you the story behind the dish. 🙂 Continue reading Stefan, Kees, Mimi & Duck Carnitas Sous Vide
Look at this beautiful fuchsia colored sorbet. Doesn’t this look lovely? It’s Sorbete de Tuna Roja and absolutely delightful. You NEED to try this!!
What a delightful dinner! I’m still blown away by the layers of flavor and character of this meal. Wow!!! Continue reading Chicken Thighs Smothered in Achiote & Garlic Salsa Paste Wrapped in Swiss Chard over Spanish Rice
Getting back in season with the fruits of the summer, this is a wonderful dish even though the title is a mouthful. 😮 We have raved in prior posts about mojo de ajo and it is that good but this roasted corn and avocado salsa Baby Lady made took this meal over the top. Continue reading Tacos de Camarones al Mojo de Ajo y Salsa de Elote Asado y Aguacate (Shrimp Tacos in Garlic Salsa topped with Roasted Corn & Avocado Salsa)
This post is for Adriana Rivera, our friend from Mexico Distrito Federal. When she came to visit this past February she brought with her some tasty goodies, one of which was achiote paste. Inasmuch as I had the achiote paste I had to make cochinata pibil. So, I did and it was really good. 🙂 Thanks, Adriana!! Continue reading Cochinita Pibil (Achiote Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder Wrapped in Banana Leaf)
Chile Relleno en Nogada is a classic, traditional Mexican dish. It is a roasted poblano pepper stuffed with a picadillo made of pork, nuts, fruits and veggies covered with a creamy walnut sauce and sprinkled with pomegranates and parsley. Kinda Pretty isn’t it? Tasty, too. Continue reading Chile Relleno en Nogada (Stuffed Chile in Walnut Sauce)
If you haven’t noticed, we like Mexican food and chiles. Baby Lady is from El Paso, so she grew up with it. I spent time in Mexico as a young boy and loved the food. Also, Mexican food was always available in Texas. Much of it, however, was Tex-Mex. This relleno is more of a traditional Mexican dish and it is delicious. Continue reading Ancho Chile Cheese Relleno in Cilantro Crema Caldillo