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Lola’s Holiday Flan de Rompope (Eggnog and Rum Flan)

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Once I begin to see eggnog and rompope pop up in grocery stores, I know it’s a sign that the holidays are quickly approaching. You may have read in one of my recent Instagram posts that just the way I grew up embracing both my Mexican and American heritages, I’ve also been sipping on eggnog AND rompope since childhood. It reminds me of how every Christmas we pair tamales with potato salad, where blending both cultures comes naturally – especially when it relates to holiday cooking. This flan recipe is no exception and was inspired by ingredients and flavors I’ve loved ever since I was a child. Read More…

{Tres del Mes} 3 Unique Ice Cream Flavors to Taste at Tepoznieves in Tijuana

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Nieve de chinelo (top left), higo con mezcal (top right), poblana (bottom
Photo Credit: Lola’s Cocina

As a little girl, one of the things that excited me most about our family road trips to Mexico was knowing that I would be able to taste some of my favorite ice cream flavors – grape, lime, and chocolate chip – at my tía Rebe’s ice cream shop in the small town of Acámbaro, Guanajuato. The three thousand mile journey in a van bursting at its seams with luggage and people (parents and five siblings!) didn’t seem all that bad because there was a light at the end of the tunnel. Read More…