Chiles en nogada recipe

Chiles en nogada is traditionally from Puebla and served on Independence Day! The name comes from the Spanish word for walnut tree ; nogal. Although Independence Day for Mexico has passed, the colours represent Mexico and they are also the colours of Christmas and of course it is the season of pomegranates!  Ingredients   8 poblano peppers   Nogada […]

How to make Mexican Empanadas and tomatillos salsa verde!  

Cook like a real Mexican today with our fantastico recipe!    Tomatillos Salsa Verde: You will need: 400g Whole tomatillos ½ cup chopped onions 1 teaspoons mince garlic 1 serrano chile peppers 2 tablespoons of chopped cilantro 1 tablespoons of El Cielo Oregano 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin salt to taste 2 cups of water Instructions: Place tomatillos, […]

Recipe: How to make chocolate dipping sauce for your churros

how to make chocolate dipping sauce

Hola amigos! Today we’re going to show you how to make chocolate dipping sauce for your churros. Ole! Just incase you didn’t already know, us Mexicans introduced Chocolate to el mundo (the world). As for Churros… the origins of this delicious Spanish donut is unclear but we suspect it is from our amigos in Portugal! […]

Sopa Verde Con Pollo Receta

Hola amigos! It’s that time of year again…Chile harvesting season! So we are sharing one of our Abuelas delicioso recetas full of Mexican chiles – Roasted tomatillo soup with chicken.   Serves 6 You will need: 2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless Tajin chile powder 900 grams of tomatillos 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 poblano […]

Yucatán Foodies

Yucatán (southeast of Mexico) is infamous for its Gulf of Mexico beaches and Mayan ruins e.g the iconic Chichén Itzá. But today we’re all about the cooking of Yucatán! Yucatán cooking includes many native foods like squash, corn, tomato and chile but Yucatan is where the Mayans perfected the cooking of these ingredients! The Spanish […]

Tostaditas: What exactly are they and how to cook with them

Tacos but flat… QUÉ? Tostada is a Spanish word meaning “toasted”! In Mexico and other parts of Latin America, it is the name of various local dishes which are toasted or use a toasted ingredient as the main base of their preparation. To keep it simple – Mexican Tostaditas are flat tortillas that are deep […]

Something other Guacamole for your tortilla chips! Jalapeno and Corn Dip

Sometimes guacamole is just not enough for our corn chips so here’s a very easy and delicioso dip for your el cielo tortilla chips!   Mix the following ingredients in a bowl   4 cups of corn kernels ( however you like them! Boiled, grilled or canned! ) 3 Tablespoon – Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons – […]

Breakfast – Mexican Scrambled Eggs

Delicious traditional breakfast dish, quick scrambled eggs made a la Mexicana with red tomatoes, white onions, and green jalapeños, the colors of the Mexican flag. Mexican Scrambled Eggs (Serves 4)  You’ll Need: 5 Eggs 2 Tomatoes, deseeded, finely chopped ¼ Onion finely chopped 1 Sliced Jalapeños (or Serrano sauce if you want to really wake up) […]

Aguascalientes Style – San Marcos chicken recipe

  Aguascalientes Style – San Marcos chicken recipe Yield: Makes 4-6 servings. Ingredients: 1 Medium-sized chicken (cut in pieces) ½ Kg golden potatoes 2 Tbs of vegetable oil or pork lard 1 Lettuce 2 Small onions 2 Garlic cloves ½ Kg spicy Spanish pork sausage (Chorizo) 1 Small can pickled Serrano chillies or sliced Jalapeños ¼ […]