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Just as Texans have adapted many of Mexico's popular dishes, it seems only natural to borrow from Spain as well. Tapas make after-work gatherings and pre-dinner drinks even more enjoyable. In fact, every get-together should kick off with this little bite-size ritual. In the next few blog postings, I'll provide a few favorites so you'll always have ideas for a "small plate" filled with "great flavor" ready for your…
Added by Cindy Kennedy on October 28, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments
Since enchiladas have been traditionally Mexican street food, I’d assume that if THESE enchiladas were on the street, it would look like Madison Avenue, at rush hour, during Christmas shopping season. Yes, they are that good.
At my home in San Diego, Mexican food is certainly not scarce, but these Enchiladas Verdes make local restaurant fare look like … I’m afraid to…Continue
As the temperature begins to cool, we all occasionally crave that perfect hearty soup that can warm you up from the inside out. For me it’s this rustic Portobello and Potato Soup with Roasted Chipotles. I used local red…
Added by Sara Novak on October 16, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments
When one walks along the Mediterranean Sea in Spain, year-round front-line restaurants always serve the largest meal of the day at 1:30 p.m. The aroma you will often encounter is that of paella cooking.
Although many dispute the paella’s origins, the word derives from the Valencian language (a dialect of Catalan), and which is making resurgence all throughout the Valencia area.…
Puebla (the state and the city) offers a treasure chest full of familiar food favorites. Whose taste buds don't start tingling at thoughts of mole Poblano, chiles en nogada, or a plate full of chalupas? Historically, we have nuns to thank for their diligence in early convento kitchens. The Sisters' creativity with local and introduced ingredients is truly a blessing for any foodie!…