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Almíbar de Mango (Mango Syrup for Shaved Ice)
Homemade snow cone (shaved ice) syrup made with fresh mango and a hint of cinnamon. The temps are heating up here in Mexico, so it's time to keep cool with one of our favorite summer treats... Nieves Raspadas (aka raspados/raspas /snow cones)! Making your o...
Beat the summer heat with a refreshing raspado de mango made with fresh mango and a hint of cinnamon.
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Agua de Lima (Sweet Lime Agua Fresca)
Agua de Lima is a light and refreshing agua fresca made with sweet limes (citrus limetta). Since moving to Mexico 15 years ago I have discovered (and fallen in love with) many new-to-me fruits native to Mexico like ciruelas amarillas (yellow plums), pitayas...
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Agua de Lima is a light and refreshing agua fresca made with sweet limes (citrus limetta).
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Spicy Pork Masa Harina-Crusted Milanesas
Breaded pork chops infused with Mexican flavor from a crisp and spicy masa harina crumb coating. My family loves milanesas served any way, shape or form. Whether they be made from beef, chicken, pork or fish. In my cocina each type of milanesa has it's own ...
Breaded pork chops infused with Mexican flavor from a crisp and spicy masa harina crumb coating.
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Cucumber Lime Margaritas {She Made/Ella Hace}
Squeee!!! I can't contain my excitment about today's post. After what seems like forever, I am back in the cocina with my foodie BFF girlichef for another installment of She Made/ Ella Hace . Woo-hoo! Our theme this month is "green" in honor of St. Patrick'...
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Baked Garlic Lime Tilapia
Wednesday was the first day of Cuaresma (Lent), so you know what that means, right? Meat-Free Fridays are back! Every Friday from now until Good Friday (April 3rd) I'll be sharing a new meat-free recipe. I'll try my best to include pasta and veggie-based di...
Moist and tender baked tilapia in a simple mayonnaise sauce flavored with garlic and lime.
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Agua de Naranja (Orange Agua Fresca)
Refreshing agua fresca made with freshly squeezed orange and lime juice, and sweetened with honey. Agua de Naranja  (Orange Agua Fresca ) Ingredients:  3 cups freshly squeezed orange juice  1/2 cup lime juice  4 cups water 1/4 cup honey Granulated sugar  Di...
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Refreshing agua fresca made with freshly squeezed orange and lime juice, sweetened with honey.
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Shredded Chicken Tacos de Mole
Tender pieces of chicken in a rich, chocolate mole sauce wrapped in warm corn tortillas. These shredded chicken tacos are a cinch to make especially with the help of an old family friend, Doña Maria . Doña Maria is a brand of mole paste and it's the only ki...
Tender pieces of chicken in a rich, chocolate mole sauce wrapped in warm corn tortillas.
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Secret Recipe Club: Banana Butterscotch Bars
It's the first Monday of the month, which means it's time for another installment of The Secret Recipe Club . This month my assignment is the family friendly blog Hun... What's for Dinner?  written by Cindy, a Canadian blogger who is also stay-at-home mom o...
Moist and chewy butterscotch blondies flavored with ripe banana.
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Secret Recipe Club: Honey Bun Cake
Another month is upon us, which means it's time for another installment of  The Secret Recipe Club . For those of you unfamiliar with the SRC , i t's a fun virtual recipe swap with another blogger who has no idea who will be cooking something from their blo...
Another month is upon us, which means it's time for another installment of The Secret Recipe Club. For those of you unfamiliar with the SRC, it's a fun virtual recipe swap with another blogger who has no idea who will be cooking something from their blog. My assignment this month was Baking ...
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Mango Margarita
Sunshine hued Mango Margarita made with fresh mango and tequila reposado. It's time once again for one of my favorite foodie holidays...National Margarita Day! And it's also time for my good friend girlichef's annual Margarita Party with some of our food bl...
Sunshine hued Mango Margarita made with fresh mango and tequila reposado.
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What's for Dinner: Week 8
Welcome back to another edition of What's for Dinner - a weekly menu planning series with inspiration from my Cocina to yours.  There were two main objectives for our meal plan this week. The first half of the week was all about using up the leftovers from ...
Week 8 of What's for Dinner - a weekly menu planning series with inspiration from my Cocina to yours.
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Chilaquiles Rojos con Carnitas
Fried corn tortilla chips and shredded Carnitas baked in an ancho chile sauce topped with ooey, gooey melted cheese. It's been a while since I've shared a recipe the same day I made it. Okay, if we're being completely honest, it's been a while since I've sh...
Fried corn tortilla chips and shredded Carnitas baked in an ancho chile sauce topped with lots of ooey, gooey melted cheese.
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Hola! Welcome to La Cocina de Leslie, a food blog writen by Leslie Limón featuring authentic homemade Mexican (and Mexican inspired) recipes that the whole family will love.