Mole Pipían (Pumpkin Seed Mole)

Pumpkin Seed Mole 3

Mmm, mole. Rich and loaded with toasted pumpkin seeds and cilantro, it goes well with grilled vegetables, enchiladas, and even drizzled (or poured!) on tacos. We had it with queso fresco enchiladas and another time with grilled veggie tacos. Recipe … Continue reading 

Jamaican Rice & Peas

Jamaican Red Beans & Rice 1

My fingers are all on fire from touching habaneros! This yummy dish of Jamaican rice and peas called for scotch bonnet peppers and habanero was the closest I could find. Spicy little devils. We had these Jamaican rice and peas … Continue reading 

Mushroom Ceviche (Ceviche De Champinones)

Mushroom Ceviche

We were in Peru a while back, and enjoyed the most fantastic mushroom ceviche. My re-creation is below. In Peru, they traditionally serve ceviche with yams, corn and toasted corn nuts. We had it with corn because that’s all we … Continue reading 

Homemade Flour Tortillas

Homemade Flour Tortillas 5

I wanted to use up all these leftovers we’ve had in the freezer forever: homemade refried beans, spanish rice, tomatillo salsa, so I decided to try making homemade flour tortillas for burritos. I absolutely LOVE fresh flour tortillas, especially when … Continue reading 

Super Moist Tequila Lime Cupcakes w/ Cream Cheese Lime Frosting

Tequila Cupcakes 2

I think I’ve figured out what makes me like a yellow cake. Butter! I thought I had followed the Brown Eyed Baker’s recipe for margarita cupcakes really closely, then realized that when cutting the recipe in half, I used the … Continue reading 

Vegetarian Street Tacos

Vegetarian Street Tacos

By now you probably know that I’m a lover of tacos. Any kind really. Fish style, Korean, fajita-ish, mushroom (see other taco recipes here)… This time I went a more traditional route. While these street tacos are vegetarian and use … Continue reading