Mexican Glass – Another Freebie

Mexican Glass – Another Freebie

In my previous post, I featured a potted poinsettia that came free as a supermarket bonus.  Another freebie obtained the same way a couple of years ago, was a set of oven-safe glass containers.  I was a little puzzled by the design, which reminded me of modern Mexican glass kitchenware, especially the ramekins ... click on title for more

Mexico vs Saudi Arabia – Brunch Time!

Mexico vs Saudi Arabia – Brunch Time!

As the FIFA World Cup 2022 continues, for Mexico’s games during the first phase of the event, I have tried to find dishes from each opponent, with similar ingredients as a traditional Mexican dish.  Then, I prepared one batch of each, and they were tested by my family, next to each other. From the results of the culinary match, I have made predictions for the outcome of the corresponding soccer game. The third game for Mexico is against Saudi Arabia ... click on title for more

Argentina vs Mexico – To Greener Pastures

Argentina vs Mexico – To Greener Pastures

The FIFA World Cup 2022 continues. For Mexico's games during the first phase of the cup, I have tried to find dishes from each opponent, with similar ingredients as a traditional Mexican dish; I then prepared one batch of each, and they were tested by my family, next to each other.  From the results of the culinary match, I am making predictions for the outcome of the corresponding soccer game. Next, Mexico will be playing against Argentina ... click on title for more

Mexico vs Poland – Time to Spill the Beans

Mexico vs Poland – Time to Spill the Beans

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup 2022 has started in hosting country, Qatar, in spite of the many controversies regarding change of season due to climate conditions, ban of alcohol at stadiums, and very disturbingly, human rights violations.  I do not follow soccer at all, but the World Cup is sort of imprinted into every Mexican’s brain, so we all are soccer fans at least every four years. Mexico is in Group C with Poland, Argentina and Saudi Arabia. I have tried to find dishes from each opponent, with similar ingredients as a traditional Mexican dish; I then prepared one batch of each, and they were tested by my family, next to each other.  From the results of the culinary match, I am making predictions for the outcome of the corresponding soccer game. First match: Mexico vs Poland ... click on title for more