Posts Tagged ‘mexican food’

Flan y Cosita (by Lourdes)

April 5, 2010


(This is a basic flan recipe that can be augmented with various flavorings, such as almond, coconut or pumpkin.)



6 eggs
1 can condensed milk
1 can evaporated milk
2 tsp vanilla
pinch of salt
1 cup granulated sugar to caramelize


1. Melt sugar in a saucepan over medium to low heat until sugar is golden in color. Pour into baking dish or mold, turning the dish to evenly coat the bottom and sides. Set aside.

2. Beat together in a large bowl the eggs, condensed milk, evaporated milk, salt and vanilla.

3. Pour egg mixture into baking dish and cover with aluminum foil.

4. Place dish in a bain-marie (water bath) and place in a 350 degree preheated oven for 60 minutes.

5. Let cool completely and carefully invert on a serving platter.

Max & Mia and Chile Verde (by Monica)

March 6, 2010

Max & Mia

Max Solo

Chile Verde


2 pounds of meat cut into 1-inch chunks(chicken or pork)
1 large Bell Pepper (Roasted)
Tomatillos (boiled whole with a little water)
3 Jalapenos (Roasted)
Salt and Pepper to taste
Vegetable Oil

1) Roast chiles and place in bag to sweat; remove stems, seeds, and skin
2) Season meat with salt and pepper and brown in a heavy-bottom skillet
3) Remove excess fat and set aside
4)Pulse together in a blender chopped bell pepper, tomatillos, jalapenos, cilantro, garlic, salt, adding a little water from the boiled tomatillos or stock
5) If your skillet is large enough, add everything or remove to a larger skillet combining all ingredients
6) Bring to a boil and simmer all ingredients for about an hour to an hour and a half.