Tag: Christmas

Buñuelos Bring New Year Happiness: ¡Feliz Año Nuevo!

Buñuelos Bring New Year Happiness: ¡Feliz Año Nuevo!

When I was growing up, new year’s eve was always festive, exciting.  Amá would celebrate every new year by making buñuelos.  They’re crisp and  light.  I serve them with no-dairy chocolate. I recall having a sense of wonder at how she made ribbons out of […]

Buñuelos, New Year’s Eve Tradition — “¡Feliz Año Nuevo!”

Buñuelos, New Year’s Eve Tradition — “¡Feliz Año Nuevo!”

Food is an aesthetic practice that injects beauty and relationship into our everyday life, into our “Lo Cotidiano.” New Year’s eve was always festive, exciting, and Amá would mark and celebrate every new year by making buñuelos.  They are delicious, crisp, light. I recall having […]

Tamales De Frijol, Texas Mexican Bean Tamales

Tamales De Frijol, Texas Mexican Bean Tamales

Hello, fellow Vegans, welcome to traditional vegan cuisine, an oft-overlooked dimension of Texas Mexican cuisine.  These bean tamales are in every Mexican American home in Texas.  Well I can’t make such an absolute statement, but I can say that  they were definitely in my home […]