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25 March, 2017

Chicken Fricase, A Puerto Rican Cousin Of Arroz Con Pollo!

Chicken Fricase, A Puerto Rican Cousin Of Arroz Con Pollo!
Posted in : Food History, Meats, Recipes, Rice, Pasta Dough on by : Adán
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Chicken Fricase is a Boricua dish and also a Plato Cubano. I first learned to make fricasé from a Chicano friend in college who learned it from a Puerto Rican classmate.  There are various Cubano and Puertorriqueño versions, but they all have green olives, and the sautéed onions with chile dulce.  I’ve served  it for
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9 September, 2016

Traditional Mexican Salsa:Serrano And Tomato

Traditional Mexican Salsa:Serrano And Tomato
Comments : 1 Posted in : Chiles, Salsas and Guacamoles, Food History, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex) on by : Adán
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Three native ingredients make this traditional Mexican salsa a delectable culinary heritage:  tomato, chile and salt.  Each provides important nutritional elements, and the combination is, well, fresh and delicious.  There is much to be said for simplicity. My mom, amá, made this salsa everyday, using a molcajete, the made-by-hand volcanic rock mortar that is a
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7 June, 2016

Recipe Swap: Mexican Cooking, Salsa Ranchera

Recipe Swap:  Mexican Cooking, Salsa Ranchera
Posted in : Chiles, Salsas and Guacamoles, Food History, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex) on by : Adán
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Inviting, delicious, eye-opening. There was mouth-watering picadillo, nopalitos salad,  salsa ranchera, crema mexicana, shark empanadas and much more. The creamy flan Napolitano was luscious.  Pot-luck never tasted so good.  But it was the stories and memories that that made this recipe swap dinner  special. The meal  involved  twelve families who live in Houston’s Sixth Ward
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16 February, 2013

Mushroom Strudel in Mexican Chile Dulce

Mushroom Strudel in Mexican Chile Dulce
Comments : 6 Posted in : Chiles, Salsas and Guacamoles, Food History, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex), Vegetables on by : Adán
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When you just feel like having friends over for a “gussied up” dinner party, try this delicious mushroom strudel.  This lacto-vegetarian dish is rich and fancy, but you can assemble everything ahead of time and, when your friends arrive, pop it in the oven.  No, this is not Texas Mexican at all, but we can’t
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