Alambre – A Classic Steak Skewer

Alambre – A Classic Steak Skewer

Nowadays, there are many preparations in Mexico that are called “alambre”, which means “wire”; for some of these, the name might seem strange, but it makes sense for the original dish of cubed steak, bacon and vegetables, assembled on long metal skewers, which connotes the shape and constitution of a wire. Cooked on a charcoal grill, and served on the "wire” with tortillas on the side, it became a staple at taco restaurants … click on title for more

FOTD – Veracruz in my Garden

FOTD – Veracruz in my Garden

Jalapeño peppers have become very well known around the World, but this pepper was originally cultivated in the Mexican state of Veracruz, and more specifically, it was named after the demonym of its capital city, Jalapa. I always grow two plants of standard jalapeño pepper in my garden; this year, they are already blooming and developing fruit … click on title for more