July 1, 2020

“Quick Breads” are by far my favorite things to bake during the summer months, they store great and they are easy to prepare. Great for coffee in the morning, a delicious night snack or dress it up with berries and whipped cream for dessert.

This Zucchini and Lemon Cake...

June 3, 2020

A versatile mild salsa.

Makes 3 cups

Rich in chile flavor that is very simple to make with sundry chiles.

Guajillo chile pepper, a mild dried chile with a complex fruity flavor. It is one of the most popular chiles in Mexico for making salsas and one of my favorites.

In th...

May 9, 2020

For a quick breakfast, lunch or dinner I like to fill crepes with wilted spinach, roasted peppers, scrambled egg, sautéed vegetables or go all the way out and served them as a dessert with Nutella, ice cream, berries or Mexican Cajeta!

The use of rice flour in this reci...

April 18, 2020

24 cuernos

No hay nada más rico que un cuernito de mantequilla saliendo del horno.

Esta receta es un poco difícil de explicar y se lleva tiempo, así que les recomiendo que la traten un par de veces para corregir y aprender el método.

Una de las principales partes para que...

April 9, 2020

These popsicles are the perfect way to cool off on a hot summer day. And with lots of summer still ahead, I'll be making more of these for sure.

A paleta, or paleta helada, is pretty much like a Popsicle (as they’re known in the U.S.) or an ice lolly (as they’re known i...

March 22, 2020

4-2 enchiladas servings

As a kid, waking the streets of Mexico City I remember the aromas of all the food from around the  many food establishments in the city. One place that brings me many amazing memories is the aromas coming from Sanborns, this upscale café and reta...

January 20, 2020

Makes about 6 cups


3 cups whole milk

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 vanilla bean, split or 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste or extract

1/4 cup cornstarch

1 Tablespoon flour

4 egg yolks

4 Tablespoons butter

2 cups heavy cream, cold


Pastry Cream, Custard, o...

December 31, 2019

Makes 8 tamales

The preparation of tamales is likely to have spread from the indigenous culture in Mexico and Guatemala to the rest of Latin America.

Tamales are made of corn masa dough which is steamed in a corn husk or banana leaf, the wrapping can either be discarded...

December 17, 2019

Makes 12 muffins 



1/2 cup of raisins  

2 cups all-purpose or white whole-wheat flour or 2 cups Gluten-Free “Measure for Measure” flour 

1 cup brown sugar 

2 teaspoons baking soda 

2 teaspoons Ground Mexican cinnamon  

1/2 teas...

December 17, 2019

Makes 3 small loaves

Homemade sweet rich brioche is worth the effort, with a soft and fluffy texture, and a buttery sweet flavor, this dough is extra special as it can be used for many delicious pastries such as coffee cakes, buns, cinnamon rolls, filled pastries and ev...

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