Guisados – Longaniza in Red Sauce

Guisados – Longaniza in Red Sauce

Longaniza is, like chorizo, a type of sausage brought from Spain to Mexico and its other colonies sometime in the sixteenth century. One of the characteristics that make longaniza great in saucy dishes, is that it keeps its shape much better than crumbly chorizo; I have shared a classic Mexican recipe for longaniza in green sauce in another post, and this one in red sauce is equally delicious ... click on title for more

Tacos Acorazados – A Portable Dish from Mexican Revolutionary Times

Tacos Acorazados – A Portable Dish from Mexican Revolutionary Times

November 20, 2020 marks 110 years since the onset of the Mexican Revolution War. Food and diet were influenced during these violent times; any dish that could be prepared and served from one pot (de la olla), or easily transported, became an asset when improvised cooking had to make use of whatever was available, and could get interrupted by hailing fire without notice.  Tacos acorazados hit the bill ... click on title for more