Sopa Tarasca – A Flavourful Ambassador for Mexican Cuisine

Sopa Tarasca – A Flavourful Ambassador for Mexican Cuisine

This soup amalgamates several truly Mexican ingredients (corn, beans, tomatoes and peppers) while adding the richness of herbs and dairy products, brought from Spain during colonial times … click on title for more

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Green Rice – A Dish for Good Luck

Green Rice – A Dish for Good Luck

St. Patrick’s Day and the beginning of spring are fast approaching, so it is time for our mood to switch from blue to green! Last year, I experimented with naturally dyed green beer and an Irish/Mexican fusion dish of "Colcannon Quesadillas" for St. Patrick’s Day, and I think a nice side of Mexican green rice would be a great addition to the menu … click on title for more

My New Seeds Have Arrived!

My New Seeds Have Arrived!

In cold-winter regions, every gardener goes through the process of feeling tired of being confined indoors, “growing vicariously” through reviews of gardening sites and seed catalogues, and planning the next season. Many make the promise to “just look, not buy any more seeds this year”, only to give in to the exciting new varieties, or items that have been on the wish list for too long … click on title for more