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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…

Drunken Chicken ( Pollo Borracho)

Drunken Chicken ( Pollo Borracho)

  Question: I have been looking for a recipe I saw on TV years ago in the San Francisco area(PBS?). I think it is yours. This is another recipe from our neighbors, the Chavez family. They owned a still (“La…

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…

Mashed Potatoes- Pure de Papas del Istmo

Mashed Potatoes- Pure de Papas del Istmo

    Ingredients before mixing.   When I visited the Isthmus of Tehuantepec at the season of parties accompanying local velas (saints’ day festivals), I found this vividly seasoned dish being served everywhere.  It also turned out to be one…