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

Jalapeños en Escabeche – Preserving the Harvest

Jalapeños en Escabeche – Preserving the Harvest

Spanish recipes usually involve meat, especially fish; Mexican cooks not only adopted these recipes, but extended their use to New World ingredients, most notably in this brilliant example with jalapeño peppers and any vegetables available from a bumper crop (either from one’s backyard or the market) … Click on image for more