There is no doubt fresh cilantro is one of the main ingredients in our Hispanic kitchen. Regardless of the way you have cooked it, I am sure its aroma has ‘owned’ your dinner table every single time. Curiously, cilantro or coriander seeds are not commonly used by us when compared to the Indian, Chinese, or Thai cuisine. So, in this article, I decided to convince you to use coriander seeds because, after all, they also deserve a role in our recipes.
Here’s the typical scene: you're having a party or a romantic dinner at home. The wine bottle on the table is empty and you go to the fridge to get another one but, oh no! You have no cold bottles.
Aún recuerdo de chica, las ansias con las que esperábamos en mi casa la temporada de alguna fruta o vegetal de temporada, ya fuera por que lo teníamos sembrado en casa o por ir al mercado y ser de los primeros en saborearlo.
You stroll through a market with a large variety of Mexican cheeses. You stumble upon Manchego cheese. Is it Spaniard or Mexican? You can find two different types of Manchego cheese in Mexico.
Traveling has its advantages but, when you are away from home as much as I am, it is not as glamorous as it may seem. Whether you are a frequent, seasonal or once a year flyer, these tips will come very helpful before getting on the next plane, especially if flying for more than two hours.
- Pick a local restaurant, not a “chain” one. Generally “chain” restaurants won’t use fresh products in all their dishes and they tend to buy many processed and frozen products that are ready to heat and serve as if they were just cooked.