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Capirotada, Bread Pudding Takes a Twist–with Garlic And Cumin!

Capirotada, Bread Pudding Takes a Twist–with Garlic And Cumin!

Capirotada bread pudding is a delicious, beloved Texas Mexican traditional dish. But cumin and garlic? They were never part of any capirotada bread pudding recipe I had ever tasted. Certainly cilantro, pecans, piloncillo, cheese.  So I really perked up when Laredo-born artist, César Mártinez, told […]

A Texas Mexican Dinner Menu

A Texas Mexican Dinner Menu

The Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston Presents Art + Cuisine “Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage In Recipes” (Tickets Online, click here) September 17, 2015 Menu Ensalada Compuesta De Trucha Ahumada Pecan Smoked Trout • Yerbaniz-Chipotle Aioli Frisée • Hoja Santa • Tomato Crispy […]

Capirotada = Semana Santa, Holy Week

Capirotada = Semana Santa, Holy Week

Dominga Medrano, my mom, was an excellent and creative cook who every Holy Week would gift us with Capirotada.  Our kitchen overflowed with aromas of cinnamon,  cilantro and piloncillo and even now I can see her face serving us this bread pudding on Good Friday. […]