Camarones a la Diabla – Deviled Shrimp

Camarones a la Diabla – Deviled Shrimp

Camarones a la diabla - Deviled Shrimp, is a classic dish that may be found all around Mexico, with some variations from state to state.  Following my previous post featuring a city in the state of Sinaloa, I chose a recipe from that state, which is also interesting for the use of extra condiments; vegan shrimp may be used instead of raw shrimp, catering to vegetarians, and people with shellfish allergies ... click on title for more

La Guacamaya de León – A Mexican Sandwich from Guanajuato

La Guacamaya de León – A Mexican Sandwich from Guanajuato

I have been reviewing regional recipes for tortas - the Mexican sandwich - and one that got my attention is from Guanajuato, specifically the city of León, called La Guacamaya, which is the Spanish name for macaws (Ara macao), a type of birds known for their colourful plumage and loud noises ... click on title for more

Pan de Cajita – A Gluten-free Treat from Guerrero

Pan de Cajita – A Gluten-free Treat from Guerrero

The state of Guerrero is named after Vicente Guerrero (1782-1831); he was the second president and one of the fathers of the Mexican republic, abolishing slavery in 1829.  Guerrero was betrayed, and deposed shortly after that, and by execution, he met his untimely death, on February 14, 1831.   As a homage, I am sharing this recipe for a gluten-free treat from Teloloapan, Guerrero, where it is a cherished old-fashioned bread, ubiquitous around the Day of the Dead, in November, but also available year-round. For this post, I decorated some for Valentine's Day ... click on title for more