Vegan Mexican Style Stuffing and Gravy

Vegan Mexican Style Stuffing and Gravy

Two years ago, I shared a traditional Mexican recipe for turkey stuffing with ground meat; this time, I tried a vegan version by using a plant-based ground meat substitute, and the result was excellent. The idea behind this substitution is to have a stuffing as tasty as the original to go with turkey or other poultry, but that if some of the people at the table were vegan or vegetarian, they could simply ignore the bird, with this stuffing rich and satisfying enough to stand alone as their main protein-rich dish.   Of course, I then felt the onus to also offer a vegan/vegetarian friendly gravy ... click on title for more

Campeche Style Stew with Saffron Rice

Campeche Style Stew with Saffron Rice

After using some of my garden kohlrabi for a simple raw preparation, I wanted a Mexican recipe calling for cooked kohlrabi, and I got a lot more than I had bargained for, with "Puchero de tres carnes" - Three Meat Stew, a traditional recipe from the Mexican state of Campeche. It was very involved to make, but the result was extraordinary, and I am also offering an alternative for a vegetarian puchero … click on title for more

En Español: Esthercita en Coahuila – Parte III

En Español: Esthercita en Coahuila – Parte III

I have received a couple of comments related to a series in honour of my late mom, from people who have lived in the Mexican state of Coahuila, more specifically, in Agujita, my mom's birthplace. One of them lamented that the posts were not written in Spanish, so I decided to translate the three-part series … click on title for more