Fish Filets in Garlic Scape Pipian

Fish Filets in Garlic Scape Pipian

Although many Mexican recipes include garlic, I could not find any recipe at all (pipián or otherwise) calling for garlic scapes; the bright green colour they provide, though, made them an irresistible addition to this recipe … click on title for more

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Garlic Scape Papatzules

Garlic Scape Papatzules

Papatzules are a traditional and very popular dish in the Mexican state of Yucatan. They are similar to a basic enchilada, but the ingredients make this preparation unique: the sauce is made from ground pumpkin seed and epazote, and hard-boiled eggs serve as stuffing. It was a natural progression to use the garlic scape with pumpkin seed paste from my previous post to prepare my own version of papatzules … click on title for more

Garlic Scape Paste – Basic and with Pumpkin Seed

Garlic Scape Paste – Basic and with Pumpkin Seed

After I collected my harvest of garlic scapes, I proceeded to wash and drain them. The next step was to trim and discard the tough tips, just above the bud; the stems and buds may be kept whole for grilling, or cut into manageable sections to cook in the kitchen, as in these two types of paste … click on title for more