Cooking Like a Mexican

As the most vibrant season of Mexican cuisine draws to a close, it’s time to gear up for the grand finale known as Candelaria. While the United States has Groundhog Day, Mexico proudly boasts Candelaria. This unique festivity, also known as Candlemas in English, harbors distinct traditions exclusive to Mexico, some of which date back […]

Cooking Like a Mexican

BY ALEJANDRA BORBOLLA In this edition, we’re talking about an ancestral dish, its origins dating back many years before the Spanish set foot on our lands. Undoubtedly, it’s one of the most emblematic dishes of Mexican culture. Its recipe was practiced by the Mayans, Aztecs, and Otomis. It’s known for certain that the Mixiote recipe […]

Cooking Like a Mexican

Buñuelos Strolling through the bustling streets of Mexico during the Christmas season is an immersive experience, engaging all the senses in a delightful holiday symphony. Among the vivid sights and sounds, the aroma of Buñuelos wafts through the air, casting a magical spell that instantly heralds the joyous festivities. These iconic Mexican delights have secured […]

Cooking Like a Mexican

Cooking the Mexican way is all about embracing tradition, as you might have gathered from our previous culinary adventures. Now, even if the Day of the Dead sounds unfamiliar, I’m excited to share some recipes integral to the festivities, given the central role that food plays. To cap off this season in style, let’s delve […]

Cooking Like a Mexican

When we reflect on the vibrant tapestry of Mexican cuisine, our taste buds often gravitate towards the explosion of flavors found in tacos, enchiladas, and the bustling street food scenes. However, nestled among the beloved classics of Mexican gastronomy lies a lesser-known, yet equally delightful treasure trove of comforting stews and soul-warming soups. These heartwarming […]

Cooking Like a Mexican

BY ALEJANDRA BORBOLLA The celebrated ‘Pan de Muertos’ serves as a poignant reminder of the intricacies embedded within Mexican culture, each intricate detail carrying with it a tale of the nation’s rich history and traditions. What might appear as a mere culinary delight at first glance is, in essence, a cultural touchstone, a reflection of […]

Cooking Like a Mexican

Día de Muertos is just around the corner and we all have to get ready for the feast! It’s such an important date in our country, and I know it makes all of you gringos very curious to participate! So, we will start with one of the most iconic ingredients around this season. Pumpkins, dear […]

Cooking Like a Mexican

You’ve probably come across the term before, but you might not be entirely sure what nixtamalization is or how it works. Well, it’s actually a pretty cool ancient method for preparing maize (that’s dried corn, by the way), and it dates back thousands of years to Mesoamerica, which is the region covering parts of Central […]

Cooking Like a Mexican

BY ALEJANDRA BORBOLLA National Holidays have arrived, and along with them comes one of the most exquisite and sophisticated dishes in Mexican cuisine: Chiles en Nogada. This dish holds a special place in my heart and is one I’m particularly discerning about, given the dedication and effort that goes into its preparation. I’ve had the […]

Cooking Like a Mexican

The onset of the rainy season heralds a delightful shift in our culinary cravings, doesn’t it? As raindrops dance outside, there’s an undeniable yearning for nourishing comfort foods like hearty soups and stews. And speaking of comfort, let’s journey southward to Mexico, where a captivating culinary tradition beckons us—one that revolves around the versatile ingredient […]