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Chihuahua Querida

Chihuahua Querida

All graphics donated by Katro Rodriguez© Welcome to Chihuahua Querida! A week-long celebration of the food and culture of Chihuahua, Mexico, including chefs, artists and storytellers. I grew up in this mountainous, rugged, majestic state on our ranch San Pedro…

Chicken, Corn and Chile Stew (Seguetza)

Chicken, Corn and Chile Stew (Seguetza)

    This is one of Zoyla Mendoza’s Valley Zapotec recipes with no fat but lots of flavor. 1 cup whole dried corn kernels , preferably a Mexican variety Water 6 guajillo chiles 3 large hoja santa leaves, fresh or…

Bravo! Linda Ellerbee writes about today’s Mexico

Bravo! Linda Ellerbee writes about today’s Mexico

Linda and I have been friends for years and I admire her very much.  She comes to the restaurant, eats some tamales and we have profound conversations about how to help improve the image that Mexico has in the United…

Drunken Chicken- Pollo Borracho

Drunken Chicken- Pollo Borracho

Lupe, la de Nayo I will test the recipe soon and put a picture up. The one I have does not do the dish justice. We had this dish on menu when when we opened in 1987 and people still…

Crab Hash-Salpicon de Jaiba

Crab Hash-Salpicon de Jaiba

Here is another light, delicious and simple to prepare fish has that we serve at the restaurant on miniature tostada shells. It makes a great passed appetizer for catered parties. Recipe: Salpicon de Jaiba Summary: Like the preceding Ensalada de…

Oaxacan Tamales de Mole Amarillo

Oaxacan Tamales de Mole Amarillo

Since pre-Hispanic times, tamales have been the number one festive food. Everywhere in Mexico tamales are fiesta food — the equivalent of saying, “Let’s party!”

A comer o cenar en Guadalajara

A comer o cenar en Guadalajara

A comer (o cenar!) en Guadalajara Por Pedro Luis de Aguinaga Nunca antes Guadalajara había tenido tantos restoranes y tampoco había ofrecido la variedad de cocinas que en la actualidad, cuando ha llegado a más de los 4 millones de…

Singing, Eating and Shopping in Tlaquepaque

Singing, Eating and Shopping in Tlaquepaque

Like cooking, singing is my therapy.  I do both when I’m  happy, when I’m blue, to relax when I am anxious, to forget things that are bothering me but I can’t do anything about.  When I cook, I’m making an…