Archive for 'January,2009'

Root vegetable soup

Root vegetable soup

The beets were the stars in this soup. They gave it its beautiful red color and sweet taste that mixed perfectly with the other root vegetables. [...]

Patacones (Tostones) Supremos

Patacones (Tostones) Supremos

Patacones or tostones are flatten slices of fried green plantains popular in the Caribbean and Central America. [...]

Crispy pork chops with pomegranate sauce

I have mentioned many times before that I love the combination of sweet and spicy ingredients and this dish is definitely a very good example of this. [...]

Crepas Enfrijoladas

Crepas Enfrijoladas

Breakfast crepes with bean sauce for Inaugural day. [...]

Chayote and poblano soup

Chayote and poblano soup

A spicy soup that will bring you back to life in this freezing weather. [...]

Pork enchiladas with creamy poblano sauce

Pork enchiladas with creamy poblano sauce

Unlike the traditional green sauce enchiladas, this sauce doesn't use any tomatillos. All the flavor comes from the poblano peppers and cooking the sauce along with the pork shoulder, which was a very interesting and delicious [...]

Rosca de Reyes

Rosca de Reyes

Rosca de Reyes is the traditional sweet bread that Mexicans eat with hot chocolate the morning of January 6th after opening presents. [...]

A happy New Year

After a well-deserved two-week “break from everything” I am finally back. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are ready to start a new and exciting year. What are your resolutions for 2009? [...]