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Posted on Mar 18, 2017 in Appetizer, Chiles, Recipes, Sauces | 0 comments

A Tale of Two Moles

A Tale of Two Moles

Here’s an appetizer recipe adapted from a Nexflix episode of “Chef’s Table”.  It’s Mole, a culinary showcase of Mexican cuisine. The uniqueness of this dish is how Chef Enrique Olvera serves mole at his restaurant, Pujol, in Mexico City.

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Posted on Apr 9, 2016 in Appetizer, Recipes, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Ensalada de Verdolagas

Ensalada de Verdolagas

Verdolaga is a green leafy vegetable commonly used in Mexican home cooking.   In the US, it’s known as Purslane and it grows wild. This vegetable has the highest concentration of omega-3s of any plant.   Dolores and I recall our moms harvesting verdolagas that grew wild after the rainy season right in our backyards in East L.A.

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