Tag: Iliana De La Vega

Chile Serrano Scallops – A Twist On Julia Child

Chile Serrano Scallops – A Twist On Julia Child

I call this dish, Chile Serrano Scallops, although the inspiration comes from the French, Coquilles St. Jacques à La Provençale.  Because I fiddled and deviated from the traditional recipe, I don’t use the traditional name.  I like to keeps things clear. It’s not that I […]

Mole Poblano For The Holidays– “Beyond A Sauce”

Mole Poblano For The Holidays– “Beyond A Sauce”

Mole Poblano and variations are commonplace in Texas and just south of the Rio Grande for special events like weddings and holiday family celebrations.  You eat the mole as the principle dish, and in Texas we serve it mainly with chicken, cut up. But you […]

Mexican Food in the USA: Chef Iliana de la Vega

Mexican Food in the USA: Chef Iliana de la Vega

In this 3-minute video interview, Chef Iliana de la Vega explains how it is that much Mexican food in USA restaurants is not culturally relevant: “that’s not the way we eat.”   Stereotypes in Food, Chef Iliana De L