arroz rojo and mole verde held on a glass plate

Genoveva’s Arroz Rojo

“My mom used to make it when it was like a celebration–birthday party or Christmas, or something like that. But here I think it’s more like whenever you feel like it. So yes. Rice is one of the things we put with a lot of our food.” Ingredientes / Ingredients 1)“Creo que empezaremos con el arroz. Entonces empezaremos a cosinar …

mole verde in pan

Genoveva’s Mole Verde

Ingredientes / Ingredients 1) “El primer paso para a cocinar el pollo.” Agregar ajo, sal, cebolla, y el pollo lavado en una olla grande con agua. “Y lo dejaremos cocinar… Creo que tomará de 30 a 35 minutos.” 2) “Así que ahora vamos a empezar con la salsa para el mole verde.” En la licuadora, agregamos el caldo de pollo, …

tortillas cooking

Genoveva’s Tortillas

Ingredientes / Ingredients Agua / Water 1) Mezclar la harina de maíz y el agua para la masa de tortilla. “Solo queremos moverla. No la queremos demasiado dura o blanda porque no podrás sacarla del plástico….Si está demasiado blandita, se pegará en tus manos… y si es demasiado dura, se romperá.” 2) Enrolla una bolita de masa y aplástala en el centro de …

Veggie Dish with Rice

“Usually all the time we cook there has to be like two people in the kitchen so it can be easy…. It’s like a tradition thing. The daughters have to come help in the kitchen.” Ingredients Instructions 2) In a large pan, season the chopped veggies. Use a seasoning blend of nutmeg, pumpkin spice, ginger, cinnamon. “We usually eat a …

Cazuela Antioqueña

“Este plato debería comerse calientico. El error más garrafal (les voy a dar el contra del plato) es servir y dejar servido. Es decir: vas a servir lo que te vas a comer, porque lleva cositas que al dejar en remojo es un desastre total.””This meal should be eaten while hot. The biggest mistake–and here I’m letting the cat out …

Chicken & Potato Curry

“When I lived in Malaysia, my mother-in-law, San Dee’s mom, taught me how to make chicken curry.” -Saw Ang Lin “Most of the Burmese people they like curry foods like chicken curry, like pork curry. That’s why I choose the chicken curry and potato….We make the curry food all the meat. Like beef. Chicken curry…. fish curry. Tilapia, sometimes catfish. …

Yangon Mohinga

Yangon Mohinga

“Today is our country traditional soup. That’s called Mohinga. Yes. Too many kinds of Mohinga, but that is only Yangon Mohinga. Yangon is a city….Every breakfast and celebration–birthday and holidays–we cooked [Mohinga].” Ingredients 1) For the broth, mix roasted rice powder with cold water and mix chickpea powder with cold water. Add both to boiling water. You can also use …