La Casa de Mis Recuerdos Squash Blossom Omelet | Lola's Cocina | www.lolascocina.com

La Casa de Mis Recuerdos + Squash Blossom Omelet Recipe

La Casa de Mis Recuerdos (The House of My Memories) is one of the oldest and most beautiful bed and breakfasts in Oaxaca and proprietors Conchita Arroyo Cabrera and Moises ...

Verde, Blanco, y Rojo | Lola's Cocina | www.lolascocina.com

{TRES DEL MES} Green, White, and Red Recipes to Celebrate Mexican Independence Day

September 16 marks a special day in Mexican history. On this day in 1810 Father Miguel Hidalgo – known as the father of Mexican independence – launched the revolution that ...

Stuffed Squash Blossoms | Lola's Cocina | www.lolascocina.com

Reyna Mendoza’s Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Squash blossoms are growing like crazy in my garden right now and since returning from Oaxaca, there are several recipes I’ve been dying to try. Last week I recreated a ...

La Casa de Mis Recuerdos + Squash Blossom Omelet Recipe

La Casa de Mis Recuerdos Squash Blossom Omelet | Lola's Cocina | www.lolascocina.com

La Casa de Mis Recuerdos (The House of My Memories) is one of the oldest and most beautiful bed and breakfasts in Oaxaca and proprietors Conchita Arroyo Cabrera and Moises Valencia have been receiving guests in their colonial style home for over 35 years. From the moment you enter the courtyard it’s apparent where its name derives as you find yourself lost in a magical world of patios, terraces, and flower-covered walls. Read More…

{TRES DEL MES} Green, White, and Red Recipes to Celebrate Mexican Independence Day

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September 16 marks a special day in Mexican history. On this day in 1810 Father Miguel Hidalgo – known as the father of Mexican independence – launched the revolution that led to Spain’s departure from Mexico.

Several years ago I found myself in the small town of Dolores Hidalgo, where the revolution kicked off, for El Grito de Independencia. The national holiday is marked with music and festivities. Of course the celebration wouldn’t be complete without a spread of great food matching the country’s flag colors: verde, blanco, y rojo. Here are a few of my favorite recipes to help you celebrate Mexican Independence Day with sabor. ¡Viva México! Read More…

Reyna Mendoza’s Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Stuffed Squash Blossoms | Lola's Cocina | www.lolascocina.com

Squash blossoms are growing like crazy in my garden right now and since returning from Oaxaca, there are several recipes I’ve been dying to try. Last week I recreated a squash blossom omelette like the one I tasted (and devoured) at La Casa de Mis Recuerdos (recipe coming soon). I also made stuffed squash blossoms, which I first tasted in 2012 during a cooking class with one of Oaxaca’s most renowned cocineras tradicionales: Reyna Mendoza of El Sabor Zapoteco. Read More…

Spicy Prickly Pear Mezcal Paletas

Spicy Prickly Pear Mezcal Paletas | Lola's Cocina | www.lolascocina.com

This summer I kicked off my first annual #PaletaWeek and was truly inspired by the variety of recipes that over 25 bloggers and Instagrammers shared from across the country (there were even a few international contributors!). My creative juices continued to marinate as Amado and I spent time in Oaxaca where we visited numerous ice cream parlors and paleta shops – it was actually part of our daily routine. Read More…

Mexican Chocolate Protein Shake

Cacique Mexican Chocolate Protien Shake | Lola's Cocina | www.lolascocina.com

I’m a huge fan of Mexican chocolate. There’s something magical about the combination of pure cocoa, cinnamon, and almonds, which is why I had to include these ingredients in my Mexican Chocolate Protein Shake recipe. Read More…

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