Nuevo Leon Style Tamales

These tamales were made from a recipe in Rick Bayless’ Authentic Mexican Cookbook and based on Velázquez de León’s Cocina de Nuevo León, located in Northeastern Mexico. I’m not sure what makes these tamales different than any other. As suggested, I substituted New Mexico chiles in place of cascabeles norteños since I couldn’t find those.… Read More Nuevo Leon Style Tamales

Enchiladas Verdes

I’ve made enchiladas several times but can’t remember ever making green chile (verde) enchiladas before now. I’ve never even bought a tomatillo before starting this Authentic Mexican cookbook project. It seems to be a main ingredient in any green chile recipe along with either seranos or jalapenos. I’ve use jalapenos a lot and have even… Read More Enchiladas Verdes