Baja California Style Meatloaf

Baja California Style Meatloaf

I wanted to use some of my garden basil, and while looking for recipes of Mexican dishes with basil on the ingredient list, it was not surprising to find one from the state of Baja California, where basil is grown, thriving along with crops of olives and grapes. This is a very tasty recipe for meatloaf, which I moulded in the shape of a ring; topped with sautéed onions and herbs, it looks elaborate, but it is very easy to prepare … click on title for more

Sinaloa Style Chicken II – On a Charcoal Grill

Sinaloa Style Chicken II – On a Charcoal Grill

Last year, I shared a story about Sinaloa Style Chicken, which is a well known dish in Mexico, and also in the United States, from chains such as Pollo Loco™ and Pollo Feliz™. That time the weather was still cold, so I broiled the chicken in the oven; a few weeks ago, we were enjoying beautiful weather, and I had a bunch of green multiplier onions begging to be grilled, so those were the perfect conditions to revisit the spatchcocked chicken, but this time, cooked outdoors … click on title for more

Chicken Alambres

Chicken Alambres

For those days when the weather is inclement or time is pressing, it is very convenient to prepare this chicken recipe, a version of the classic beef skewer from my last post, called alambre – wire, from the shape of the metal skewer. Chicken alambres kept the name, although they are cooked indoors and without the “wire” … click on title for more