A collection of my favourite recipes & remedies from Mexico and around the world.

Archive for the ‘Vegetarian’ Category

Winter Warmer: Cheesy Curried Broccoli Soup

Winter warmer: Creamy, Cheesy Curried Broccoli Soup. Silky Smooth Velvet in a Bowl

It may be winter everywhere else but here in Manzanillo the temperature is still in the 30’s, which makes the day your fridge decides to stop working a pretty bad day. Luckily the day this happened I didn’t have too much in there. A large head of broccoli, onion, garlic, half an avocado, some left over boiled potato, half a package of Philadelphia cheese and some other random bits. So, I turned the annoyance of a lifeless fridge into a delicious pot of steaming, velvety soup. (more…)

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Vegetarian Bean Burgers with Salsa Roja and Yogurt, Lime, Cilantro Salsa (and a wee moan)

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Vegetarian Bean Burgers with Salsa Roja and Yogurt, Lime, Cilantro Salsa: A vegetarian meal even a carnivore will love..

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Ensalada de Nopal – Nopal (Cactus) Salad

This is a classic Mexican side dish that is usually eaten in tacos, it often comes with the selection of salsas in many restaurants or taco stands and is really good with beef or pork. It goes well with anything you would serve a salad with or as a side dish at a BBQ or buffet.  Nopales, also known as prickly pear,  are cheap and healthy and easy to prepare once you know how. (more…)

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