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About Cooking in Mexico

I'm a gringa living in Mexico, writing about classic Mexican recipes, New World ingredients and food events in my part of the world.

2011 in Review for Cooking in Mexico

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,000 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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tuna empanadas

  Empanandas de Atun — Tuna Empanadas   Empanadas de atun — tuna empanadas, are prepared during Lent in Mexico. This version is made with a whole wheat flour and extra tuna in the filling. Prep time: 45 minutes Cook … Continue reading

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Asian Liver Vegetable Stir-Fry

Liver Stir-fry is for liver lovers and for those who aren’t so sure about liver. If you like liver, you’ll love this dish. If you don’t like it, give this a try. It is so full of veggies and Asian … Continue reading

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Almond Cream with Tropical Fruit

The lovely Italian food blog, Uova, Zucchero e Farina (Eggs, Sugar and Flour), recently inspired me to make Almond Cream with Tropical Fruit.  On her blog, Zia Elle calls her dessert Crema di Pesche al Cointreau (Peach Cream with Cointreau). … Continue reading

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Making Homemade Yogurt in a Styrofoam Cooler

Homemade yogurt made from raw milk is preferable to store-bought non-organic yogurt. Even yogurt made with regular, store-bought milk is preferable, as it will not have the usual thickeners of commercial yogurt. It is also about half the price. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Borscht, a Simple Beet Soup

Making beet soup, also known as borscht, is easy if you use your food processor. Once the veggies are chopped, cooking time is quick. In under an hour, counting clean-up time, you will have a healthy, colorful soup on the … Continue reading

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Banana Coffee Mousse — Dairyless, Sugarless, Eggless

Banana Coffee Mousse If you are following my parallel blog on Cooking in Mexico, you may remember the banana ice cream recipe that was dairyless, sugarless and eggless. This morning, I made the same recipe, this time adding espresso  powder. … Continue reading

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