ArchivesTag : Mexico Cuisine

Oven Pizza in Oaxaca

You expect good food in Oaxaca–the haunt of Rick Bayless and his team. What you may not expect is so many eateries that ere run by French and Italian folks who have become an important part of the culinary scene in Mexico. One such is Isabella at La Termita in San Agustinillo on the main […]

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Mexican Cooking Live with Zarela

My friend Zarela Martinez has started this live cooking experience and it looks great. Zarela has spread her vast knowledge of south of the border cooking all across New York and now you can learn from her live online. Its called “Mexican Cooking live With Zarela” amd you can join in by following the prompts […]

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Chihuahua Event in New York City

  Chihuahua Querida! Zarela Martinez has put together a very special event to promote her homeland of Chihuahua, Mexico and it is filled with food experiences. You have to know that anything Zarela is associated with will be delicious- and this one is not to miss. Zarela, her son Aaron Sanchez and a host of […]

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Stuffed Peppers

Zarela Martinez is one of the classic Chihuahua chefs and is of course the founder of the well known New York eatery, “Zarela”. She is a champion of Norteno food and of Chihuahua culture. Her recipes regularly feature cream, nuts, veggies of all kinds- the staples of northern Mexico cuisine. Her site is one of […]

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Dinner at Casa de Nopal

Recently we enjoyed a typical Chihuahua dinner of norteño food at Casa de Nopal in Casas Grandes. There were several special guests there: Richard Fisher, Copper Canyon photographer, explorer, and author of Copper Canyon, Mexico. Also Patrocinio Lopez, the premier violin maker in Copper Canyon was there as well as three of his daughters. And […]

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The Next Culinary Trip to Copper Canyon

Its coming up April 30 – May 8 and this one should be really fun. We plan to include the little village of Temoris as well as the Casas Grandes area- the home of many delicious foods and the amazing Mata Ortiz pottery. Check the itinerary here.

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Agua Chile at Titas

I have blogged before about this incredible dish we often enjoy at the bottom of Copper Canyon at Titas place in the little town of Urique. Usually this place is known for its colorful history. More currently it is famous for being the home of the Copper Canyon ultra- marathon, 54 miles of grueling trail […]

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Sotol and Fresca

I am a bit of a Fresca fan and this is a great use of both of both Fresca and Sotol. Combine 4-6oz of Fresca with 1-2 oz of a Sotol (likeDon Cuco Suave) and hit it with a squeeze of lime. Serve over ice…and perhaps with a splash of tonic water on a hot day.

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Coffee in Copper Canyon

I was at Noritari, a delightful wooded lodge high in the Sierra Madres, with Alfredo Murillo recently. We were doing some last minute scouting for the upcoming first ever culinary trip to Copper Canyon, “The Blue Corn Express”. Chef Sol at Noritari pulled out all the stops, serving us amaranth seed soup with squash blossoms […]

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Rajas idea…add corn!

I just love Mexican cooking. This morning on the Food Network, Marcella Valladolid cooked some rajas and she had a really good idea – include sweet corn (elotes). She prepped the peppers and cooked the dish just like we showed here on this blog – and how Christina Dimacali did on her show in Philly. […]

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