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Breakfast Tostada Bar

This Mother’s Day, spoil your madre with a breakfast made for champions by preparing a DIY tostada bar. Once the prep work is taken care of, you can relax with your familia and eat tostada after tostada to your heart’s content. Read More…

10 Mexican-Inspired Brunch Ideas for Mother’s Day

In my humble opinion, Día de las Madres should be celebrated all day, every day. Fortunately, since I am American with Mexican raices, I get to celebrate this beautiful day twice, on May 10 for Mexican Mother’s Day and on May 13 for American Mother’s Day. My family and friends know that as much as I love receiving presents, it is their presence during these special occasions that I cherish most. So skip the expensive gifts and brunch lines and prepare your madre something from the heart. Most importantly, always remember that there is no gift like the gift of presence!
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Weekend Brunch Inspiration: Huevos Enmolados

If your mother is anything like mine, she might remind you of Guelaguetza’s Mole Rojo: sweet, a bit spicy, and definitely complex (in a good way). It’s this flavor combination that inspired me to create a Mother’s Day brunch recipe that captures the essence of my own mamá. Read More…

Shakshuka: Huevos with a Middle Eastern Twist

Shakshuka | Lola's Cocina | www.lolascocina.com

My obsession with huevos was taken to a whole new level when I tasted shakshuka [shock – shoe – kah], the Middle Eastern version of huevos rancheros. It’s the perfect one-skillet dish to enjoy for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Read More…

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…