Revoltijo – A Tasty Jumble of Mexican Flavours

Revoltijo – A Tasty Jumble of Mexican Flavours

A very traditional dish to serve during both the Lenten and the Advent/Christmas seasons in Mexico is called “Revoltijo”, which literally translates as “jumble.” It might be a somewhat labour-intensive process to prepare each of the individual components, but then - as its name indicates - it is just a matter of adding everything to the pot, for a delicious jumble of textures and flavours … click on title for more

An Heirloom Recipe

An Heirloom Recipe

My friend Paco's mom digitalized her recipes, many of them heirlooms from her Italian grandmother, putting them all together in a recipe book. I was lucky enough to browse through it, and asked my friend to pick a couple regarded as his mom's trademarks that I could share in my blog … click on title for more

A Magic Town – Mocorito

A Magic Town – Mocorito

"Pueblo mágico" - Magic Town, is a denomination granted by the Mexican Tourism Scretariat to recognize locations around the country with outstanding or unique features regarding their history, natural beauty, architecture, gastronomy or cultural heritage. The program started in 2001, and currently there are 121 magic towns. The state of Sinaloa has four: Cosalá, El Rosario, El Fuerte, and Mocorito. Mocorito has a rich history and flourishing cultural life, and is also home to the state's trademark spiced pork dish … click on title for more