Archive for November, 2011

Chicken and Potato Croquettes / Tortitas de Papa con Pollo

Croquette Ingredients: 1 Boneless Chicken Breast, seasoned and cooked as desired 1 Pound (about 5 medium) White Potatoes 2 Garlic Cloves, diced 2 Eggs 1/4 Cup Fresh Cilantro, coarsely chopped 1/4 Cup Hard Cheese, like Queso Enchilado or Parmesan Salt, to taste Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste About 1/2 Cup Flour Vegetable Oil, for […]

Margarita Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients: 1 – 250 Gram Package Polvorones Orange Flavored Cookies (Graham Cracker Cookies may be substituted) 6 to 8 Tablespoons (about 1 Stick) Unsalted Butter 3 – 8 Ounce Packages Cream Cheese, at room temperature 2 Cups Sour Cream 1/3 Cup + 2 Tablespoons Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice 1/3 Cup Tequila 1/3 Cup + 1 […]

Enfrijoladas / Tortillas in Bean Sauce

Ingredients: 1 Medium Onion 2 Garlic Cloves About 3 Cups Cooked Bayo Beans with their broth (see recipe below) (canned beans may be substituted) 4 Pasilla Chile Peppers, stems removed 2/3 Cup Chicken Broth Salt, to taste 1/2 Pound Oaxaca Cheese (Mozzarella or Manchego can also be used) 1/2 Pound Queso Fresco (Farmer’s Cheese can […]

Mexican Huauzontle Croquettes / Tortitas de Huauzontle

Huauzontle (also spelled guauzontle and huazontle) is an herb native to Mexico. Its name is of Náhuatl origin (“huautzontli”), and it has a long history of use in Mexican cuisine. Its appearance is somewhat like what broccoli would look like if it were elongated, and its flavor is a bit like spinach. Not only does […]