Archive for March, 2010

Cafe de Olla (Mexican Spiced Coffee Recipe)

Picture by Lorenia Flickr A traditional coffee that it´s a must drink to start the day´s activities. But we are not talking about regular coffee, this cafe de olla is unique because is sweetened with piloncillo and it has to be prepared in a clay bowl. Here the recipe: Ingredients: 4 Cups of water 4 […]

Stained Glass Jello Recipe

Ingredients: 1 Box grape flavored jello 1 Box strawberry flavored jello 1 Box lemon flavored jello 1 box pineapple flavored jello 1 Can condensed milk 3 cups of water 4 Envelopes unflavored gelatin 1/2 Cup cold water 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract Directions: Prepare the jello one by one with 2 cups of water less than […]

Carnitas (Mexican Pulled Pork Recipe)

Ingredients: 1 Kilo Pork Loin 1 Tablespoon Cumin 2 Tablespoons Oregano 1 Tablespoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes 2 Tablespoons Chili-Lime Powder, or Chili Powder 1 Tablespoon Chicken Bouillon Powder Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste Salt to Taste 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil 1 Large Onion 2 Habanero Chile Peppers, Minced 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced 1 […]

Key Lime Pie Recipe

Ingredients: 3 Eggs 1 Cup fine sugar 1/4 Tablespoon salt, to taste 1/3 Cup cornstarch 2 Cups of water 2 Tablespoons butter 1/3 Cup lime juice 1 Tablespoon grated lime peel Green food color 1 Baked 9-inch pie shell Directions: To start beat first the egg yolks and set them aside. Then Combine the sugar, […]

Tinga Recipe

Ingredients: 1 Large onion, coarsely chopped 2 Garlic cloves, finely diced 2 Lbs. Boneless chicken breasts or chuck roast 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil 4 Large onions, sliced into rings 3-4 Chipotle chiles (canned in adobo sauce), or to taste 2 Tomatoes, coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves 1 T. Chicken bouillon powder 1 Teaspoon salt Tostadas […]

Mexican Ceviche Recipe

Ingredients: Freshly squeezed lime juice from 6-8 limes 1 Pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and de-veined (chopped or whole, according to taste) 1 White onion, finely chopped 5 Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 Cucumber, peeled and finely chopped 1/3 Cup fresh cilantro, chopped 2 Cloves garlic, minced 2 Jalapeño chile peppers, minced 1 Bunch radishes, […]

Mexican Strawberry Water Recipe

Ingredients: 4 Cups strawberries, cored and sliced 1/2 Cup White Sugar, or to taste 7-8 Cups Cold Water 8 Fresh Mint Sprigs (optional) 1 Lime, cut into 8 wedges (optional) Directions: Dissolve sugar in 4 cups of water. Stir to dissolve completely. Combine the strawberries and the sugar water mixture in a blender, and puree […]