Archive for January, 2012

Chiles en Nogada / Stuffed Poblano Peppers in Nut Sauce

Stuffed Chiles Ingredients: 3/4 Cup Raisins 1/2 Cup (125 ml) Dry or Sweet Sherry 8 Large Poblano Chile Peppers 3 Roma Tomatoes 500 Grams (1 Pound) Ground Pork 1/2 Medium White Onion, diced 2 Garlic Cloves, minced 1 Cup (250 ml) Chicken Broth (or substitute 2 Teaspoons Chicken Bouillon Powder dissolved in 1 Cup Hot […]

Squash Blossom Soup / Sopa de Flor de Calabaza

Mexican cuisine includes the use of the delicate flor de calabaza (also known as squash blossoms or pumpkin flowers). These flowers are used in a variety of ways, such as in quesadillas, empanadas, and soups. In addition to flor de calabaza, epazote is another native plant which is an integral part of Mexican cuisine. You’ll […]

Chicken in Spicy Peanut Sauce – Pollo Encacahuatado

Pollo Encacahuatado, a delicious dish originally from Puebla, does take a bit of prep time, but it’s definitely worth it! This recipe makes quite a few servings, so you can cut it in half if you’d like. I used my slow-cooker because I wanted the chicken to practically fall off the bones, but you can […]