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

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How to Skin Peppers

This is a great time saving trick that my husband taught me. If your recipe calls for skinless peppers whether they are Bell Peppers or Chiles Poblanos it works the same. (more…)

How to skin tomatoes fast and easy.

How to skin tomatoes

Here is something i picked up when i was traveling in India for the first time. Strangely enough it was up in the snowy Himalayas in little wooden ashram lodgings with the Italians, an Israeli friend and the Japanese girlfriend of one of the Italian guys.  They showed us how to make real Italian style pasta sauce and that requires toms sin skin.

Once you know this simple trick you will save loads of time and hassle when you are making something that requires skin-free tomatoes, like soup or salsa. (more…)

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