FFF – Mexican Style Rice Fun Fact

FFF – Mexican Style Rice Fun Fact

Last year, on November 8, I posted my recipe for Mexican Style Rice, which calls for chopped carrots and green peas as add-ins. The picture at the top of the post, however, features a plate with fresh chiltepín peppers instead of peas … click on title for more

Pan de Yema – A Day of the Dead Bread from Oaxaca

Pan de Yema – A Day of the Dead Bread from Oaxaca

All wheat-based bread in Mexico has a clear Spanish or French influence, and this particular one can be traced to Spanish recipes, but some families have been baking this bread in the Mexican state of Oaxaca for several generations. Pan de yema translates as “yolk bread”, an apt name since a batch contains several eggs and a few extra yolks, giving them their characteristic flaky texture and slightly yellow tone … click on title for more