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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…

Spiced Fish Hash from Veracruz (Minilla)

Spiced Fish Hash from Veracruz (Minilla)

Photo by Joaquin Martinez For some strange reason until very recently people did not associate fish dishes with Mexican food. Nothing could be further from the truth. Except for the north,  the whole country is surrounded by water but it…

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…

The Acid Treatment:  Escabeches and Ceviches

The Acid Treatment: Escabeches and Ceviches

ESCABECHES AND CEVICHES by Zarela Martínez for the Los Angeles Times June 27, 1996 The first time I ate escabeche is engraved forever in my mind.  I was 8 and visiting my grandmother at Santa Anita, her ranch in the…

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…