Some Latin foods don’t need translating anymore. That is the case of churros. Crisp and golden on the outside, soft and almost moist in the center, and covered in a gritty mix of sugar and cinnamon. They have to be some of the most, if not the most, irresistible fritters.
Tarta de Nuez con Mango
Just four ingredients that you may already have at home make for one of the tastiest treats in the Mexican pan dulce repertoire: campechanas. Not all panaderías in Mexico have campechanas though. And not all the panaderías that do carry them have fabulous campechanas. In fact, I have found that campechanas sold on the streets tend to be the very best ones.
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Not for nothing is there a saying that goes “as American as apple pie.” Pie in the US is American comfort food of the first order. Pie in Mexico is pay. Pay: a sweet taste of el sueño Americano, a bite of the ideal life en los Estados Unidos. Just like a milkshake, just like a Hollywood blockbuster, just like being able to wear a pair of laid-back Levi’s jeans.
It has been 15 years since we packed our bags to move from Mexico City to Texas. I’ve taken every opportunity to go back to visit. There is always something new to learn and to rediscover. And there is always a dish that sticks with me in such a way that it has me running back home to make it for my boys. If they request it, time and again, it becomes a home staple that I hope to pass on. That’s the case with the ultra decadent Yucatán style French toast.
Tres Leches and Strawberry Mexican Gelatin Print Recipe 8 servings Gelatina de Tres Leches con Fresas Ingredients For the tres leches gelatin: 1 cup whole or 2-percent milk 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 12-ounce can evaporated milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin powder or about 2 tablespoons1/2 cup lukewarm water…
Nana Jose’s Flourless Chocolate Pecan Cake Print Recipe 10 servings Pastel de Chocolate y Nuez de la Nana Jose Ingredients 1/4 cup unsalted butter plus 1 tablespoon for buttering the pan6 ounces bittersweet chocolate 1 cup pecans 6 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup sugar Pinch of kosher or coarse sea salt confectioners’…
Brownies Extremos con Nueces Garapiñadas