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,…

ARROZ CON LECHE…THE ULTIMATE MEXICAN COMFORT FOOD!

In rainy days, I remember my Grandma´s arroz con leche, and how good it made me feel. This only dish was able to cure everything, from a cold to a heartache! Arroz con leche  can be served as a dessert after lunch or dinner,but it also makes a great treat for breakfast. It’s the perfect…

FAMILY SUNDAY…WITH CHURROS Y CHOCOLATE!

To prepare the churros , in a big bowl add one cup of bowling water, then add 1 cup of sieved flour, 1 little spoon of salt and 1 little spoon of baking powder. Stir very well with a wood spoon. Once this mixture  is tepid, put it in a pastry bag with a medium…

PREHISPANIC FOOD: CALDO DE PESCADO

One of my favorite hobbies is to discover and cook  old mexican food recipes, specially prehispanic.  Today I will share with you Caldo de Pescado. This recipe is prepare during the Holly Week (Semana Santa) or in the first days of a ritual or ceremony.  We will use a tomato sauce as a base, but…

THE SECRET FOR A PERFECT MEXICAN RICE

Hola amig@s! My daughter Lupita is a wonderful cook, she has the “touch” , but the rice was always a challenge for her. So, I shared with her the secret for a fluffy, perfect rice! The whole point is in the previous fry. Cut very fine 2 garlic cloves and 1/2 small onion and reserve….

QUESO EN SALSA…GRANDMA´S 10 TOP FAVORITES!

Hola amig@s! Today Tulum, where I live is rainy and cloudy. This weather brought me memories of Meyin, my grandma and one of the dishes she used to make for us when the day was like this. It is called Queso en salsa. First, cut in long strips or  bite-size cubes 1 kg. of queso…