Crumbly Mexican pistachio cookies: Polvorones de pistache

This is a tasty take on the classic polvorones, or Mexican wedding cookies. Try adding one half cup of dried cherries or cranberries to the crumbly pistachio cooky dough. Ingredients 1 ¼ cups roasted, unsalted pistachios, very finely chopped 2 cups flour ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup butter ½ cup granulated sugar ¼ teaspoon vanilla […]

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Macadamia nuts are a popular and delicious Mexican cash crop © Daniel Wheeler 2010

Trout in Mexican macadamia sauce: Trucha en macadamia

The taste of fresh trout is a good foil for the richness of this Mexican macadamia sauce. The recipe, which uses macadamias as both a sauce ingredient and a garnish, is adapted from the University of Michoacan’s regional recipe collection. Ingredients 4 thick strips of bacon (about ¼ pound) chopped ½ cup coarsely chopped macadamia […]

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