When weekend comes… Chicken burger a la mi vida

Friday and weekend ahead us! Who does not like it? πŸ™‚ We do! And what my husband loves are burgers... No matter what kind, he simply loves it. So... I stepped aside and left my kitchen to him for todayΒ΄s dinner. Burger time... with delicious Czech beer ❀ to remind me my roots, traditions and … Continue reading When weekend comes… Chicken burger a la mi vida

Lathraea Squamaria β€” You Can Do It

I read this post and I want to share it with you even though it is not related to food and my kitchen. It just somehow reflects my current situation at work. I have resigned at work and suddenly, it seems like many of "these flowers" have appeared around me. Environment full of blame, insults, … Continue reading Lathraea Squamaria β€” You Can Do It

Zacahuil – An ancient culinary tradition started by the Ancient Aztecs, still practiced today

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One of the reasons many domestic travelers visit the Huastec Region of Mexico is to enjoy the delicious ethnic dish called zacahuil.

Zacahuil translates as bocado grande, Spanish for big bite.Β  The word derives from one of the many Maya dialects specifically the Huastec or TΓ©enek.

When I traveled to Xilitla, one of my beloved towns in Mexico, I had the opportunity to eat this succulent dish for the first time.Β  It is delicious to say the least; smoky in flavor and the meat in the dish provides enough protein needed to start a new day full of activities or just to start a regular workday.

The livelihood of many families in Xilitla depends upon this dish as it provides the means to generate income and support their families.

This video showcases the long process of making zacahuil, which is usually prepared by the women, just like most…

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Chilaquiles Verdes with Chicken β€” Mexican Food Journal

I cannot believe that is a month we were traveling to Mexico. Time flies so fast... And faster it flies, I miss family around. And mainly now when I would love to share with them all nice things which are happening! While browsing and reading your posts, this one has appeared... Chilaquiles! I love chilaquiles … Continue reading Chilaquiles Verdes with Chicken β€” Mexican Food Journal

One – pot week: #2 Leftover risotto with fried egg

Leftovers again. One - pot dish again. Why not πŸ™‚ Saving food and time. This time, I hadΒ baked pork which we had over the weekend and still some pieces in the fridge. Therefore, risotto was quite good option and quick πŸ™‚ What do you need:Β  1 cup of rice baked pork or any other meat … Continue reading One – pot week: #2 Leftover risotto with fried egg