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Summer Mexican Vegetable dishes: Eggplant Veracruzana

Summer Mexican Vegetable dishes: Eggplant Veracruzana

I   love this time of year when the green market is brimming  with  a wide assortment of produce that inspired this summer Mexican  vegetable dishes. I made my Veracruzana sauce which is at its best when tomatoes are sun-ripened…

Chicken in Almond Sauce (Almendrado de Pollo)

Chicken in Almond Sauce (Almendrado de Pollo)

This chicken in almond sauce was the first dish I ever ate in Oaxaca, at a little stand in the Mercado 20 de noviembre in Oaxaca City.  It was the start of my love affair with Oaxacan food.  The sauce…

Eggs with Shrimp (Huevos con Camarones)

Eggs with Shrimp (Huevos con Camarones)

Photo: As you can see in the recipe, these eggs normally contain tomatoes which  make them, not only prettier but tastier. But I was on the Atkins diet when I last ate them and couldn’t use them becasue they contain…

Chicken in Sweet-Tart Sauce – Pebre de Pollo

Chicken in Sweet-Tart Sauce – Pebre de Pollo

  Recipe< Zarela’s Veracruz, Hougton Mifflin, September 2011 When I’m in Mexico exploring a spot new to me, I always start asking people who’s the best cook in town.  I tried it in Tuxpan, a Huasteca-area river town that I…

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…