Tag: Mexican recipes

7 Healthy (and Delicious) Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

by in Healthy Recipes, May 4, 2014

Cinco de Mayo may officially be a commemoration of South-of-the-Border victory over France, but for many, it’s more of an opportunity to gorge on pitchers of too-sweet margaritas and baskets of tortilla chips. Healthy eaters craving a night of mariachi-inspired revelry, however, need not feel left out of the fun times. With these light, vividRead more

The Chef’s Take: Chicken Mole Verde from Tamer Hamawi

by in Chefs and Restaurants, April 30, 2014

“It’s called mole verde oaxaqueno, and we love it because it’s probably the lightest, simplest and freshest of moles,” says Tamer Hamawi, owner of Gran Eléctrica, in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood. In this recipe, Hamawi’s beloved mole cooks down with crisped chicken legs and a scattering of plump white beans. This particular mole hails from Oaxaca,Read more