Mexican corn chowder

6 servings; 10 min preparation; 30 min cooking time. I haven’t made soup in a while so I decided to stick to my theme this week and prepare a Mexican corn soup. I combined aromas that are typical for the Mexican ¬†cuisine and it worked perfectly.¬†The soup is light, but filling. All the seasonings complement…

Pastel des tres leches

10-12 porties; 15 min voorbereiding; 45 min kooktijd. In het geval dat u denkt dat Mexicanen geen desserts te maken, maakte ik een zoete traktatie om te laten zien dat het niet het geval is. Eigenlijk zijn er vele heerlijke desserts in Mexico. Ik spreek uit ervaring ze op te eten. Eigenlijk is deze taart…

Silky guacamole

4 servings (1 cup); 10 min preparation I can’t think of anything more Mexican than guacamole. You will find it with every meal you have one scoop of this silky delicious condiment. I’ve noticed though that in Mexico they make it smoother and silkier than in Europe. In Europe it’s chunkier. The guacamole comes from…

Quinoa with mint, avocado and peas

2 servings; 10 min preparation; 20 min cooking time. This superfood salad is light and full of flavour. You can combine it with your dinner. It’s also a good lunch-to-go. It will not take you a lot of time to prepare. The mint gives it so much freshness and aroma. The creamy avocado complements the…

Chicken with mole poblano sauce

2 servings; 15 min preparation; 40 min cooking time. Mole is one of the most common sauces in Mexico. It has a 500 years history and more than 300 versions depending on the region. Mole actually refers to a group of chili sauces that contain nuts, fruit and chili. As most of the food in…

Beef burritos

4 servings; 10 min preparation; 40 min cooking time. Who doesn’t lile buritos?! I would be surprised if if anyone doesn’t, because they are so delicious. Just imagine the crispy wrap and the juicy and tasty filling. They are so vesitile, becuase whatever filling you choose for them, they will be yummy. I normally make…

Sweet potatoes with goat cheese and pomegranate seeds

2 servings; 5 min preparation; 30-40 min cooking time. This recipe could be considered a side-dish, but I would make it for lunch or as a light dinner. The sweet potatoes are very filling and will keep you satisfied for the day. I used goat cheese with honey and the dish was a little sweet….

Street Mexican corn

2 servings; 30 min cooking time; 10 min preparation time. You can find these delicious sweet corn on the cob literally everywhere in Mexico. They are so fresh and juicy. Mexicans make many variations of the dish as they boil, roast or grill the cobs. I roasted mine, but you can use any cooking method…

Delicious Quesadillas

4 servings; 10 min preparation; 40 min cooking time. My food journey goes to Mexico this week where I’m spending some time now. Let’s talk about Mexican food. What is the first that comes into your mind? I would make a rough guess and say – burritos, tacos, enchiladas. I’m sure that some of you…

Mango three ways

2-3 servings; 20 preparation; at least 4 hours waiting time. This dessert is a great celebration of pure fruit taste. With very few ingredients you can create a really good dessert where the mango is definitely the hero of the dish. The taste speaks by itself and doesn’t need a lot of additional improvements. I…

Roasted carrots with honey-mustard glaze

4 servings; 10 min preparation; 30 min cooking time. This side-dish is colourful, sweet and so delicious. The whole secret is in the marinade. The dish doesn’t need any additional seasoning and the taste of the marinade is quite enough to make it complete. Don’t worry if you cannot find different colours carrots, just use…

Rainbow spring rolls

4 servings; 25 min preparation time. If you crave for a healthy snack or you want to take something different to work, try these spring rolls. All you need is a couple of colorful vegetables and rice paper wraps. You can make many variations with any vegetable you prefer. Just keep it fresh and healthy….