Happy Birthday Frida Kahlo! Feliz Cumple Frida!

Frida Kahlo is Mexican icon, not only because of her emotive paintings, rich personal style, and remarkable story, but also for her passion for Mexican cuisine. Frida had a deep enthusiasm for the pleasures of life, including food (of course!).

Chiles En Nogada in Celebration of Mexican Independence Day

The ways to make Chiles en Nogada are innumerable, so to prepare mine I referenced several recipes including Lesley Tellez’s account of Chef Yuri’s “proper” way, a recipe from the book Frida’s Fiestas, another one by Patrica Jinich and one by Zarela Martinez, of course.      Some recipes called for ground pork, others shredded, I opted to slow … Continue reading