CREAMY MARGARITA POPSICLES… GREAT WAY TO COOL YOU DOWN!

Hola amig@s! when summer hits, or for us in Tulum, that summer is almost all year-long, one of the best adult treats is….CREAMY MARGARITA POPSICLES. They cool you down and are super easy to make.  We´ll use  fresh limes, tequila, and sweetened condensed milk, here´s the recipe. The ingredients are: 15 Limes 1/2 Cup Tequila…

MEXICAN LOVE SONGS…

Pedro Infante is a mexican singer, for many people, the greatest. Here´s the link to one of my favorite love songs of this wonderful artist, I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

SWEET COMFORT FOOD FOR VALENTINE´S DAY

Hola amig@s! I believe “el dia del amor y la amistad” (valentine´s day) is everyday! but is always nice to have a special day to get together and celebrate. One of my favorites deserts is Arroz con Leche, maybe because it brings me sweet memories of my grandma and her kitchen, so I wanted to…

CAFE DE OLLA…SIMPLEMENTE DE-LI-CIO-SO!

Hola amig@s! Maggie asked me for the Cafe de Olla recipe so here it is. Buuuut if you want the real thing try to make it in a real clay pot, the flavor is totally different, the name says it all:  cafe de olla = clay pot coffee. Here´s the recipe! Add to a clay…

Hola amig@s! I love Christmas and the feeling in the air…here´s a video of one of my favorite singers, Lila Downs, and one of my favorite songs…La cumbia del mole…LET´S DANCE!!! and here is the original version in Spanish… Write you soon!!

POLLO ALMENDRADO…

Hola! a solicitud de Tone Cee, aquí les dejo la receta para el pollo almendrado. Limpiar muy bien un pollo o una gallina grande, cortarlo en piezas, y ponerlo a cocer  en agua con sal, cilantro, ½ cebolla y un diente de ajo. Ponemos a remojar en agua caliente 1 chile ancho seco, una vez…

Sunny weather? michelada with shrimps!

One of the many blessings of living in Tulum, in the Riviera Maya, is the sunny weather all year-long.  As you can imagine, in this beach paradise the beer is welcome to refresh yourself. One of my favorite ways to have it is as a michelada con camarones! translation? michelada with shrimps! is simple and…

RAINY DAY? TRY SOPA DE HONGOS…MUSHROOM SOUP…AND WARM YOUR SOUL!

Hi my dear friends! Last week there was a storm here in Tulum, and the weather was rainy, cloudy, perfect for a comforting soup. Here´s the recipe for the sopa de hongos, mushroom soup, that I cooked and was a success. In Mexico we have a wide variety of mushrooms, specially in the rainy seasons,…

CHILES JALAPEÑOS RELLENOS

Hola amig@s!  Last Saturday I went to the supermarket and they had really big chiles jalapeños, perfect to stuff! so I decided to buy them and make a delicious lunch. Here´s the recipe for sixteen jalapeños. The best is to buy big chiles jalapeños. Put them on the stove and roast them, so they turn…

FROZEN ORANGE MARGARITAS WITH CHILE…WHAT A TREAT!

Hola amig@s! Yesterday a very dear friend went to visit me. She brought some botanas, and I prepared  orange margaritas with chile y limon, our favorites! we spent all afternoon chatting and watching movies. It was wonderful! I would like to share with you the recipe for the margaritas. First, fill a small bowl with…