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20 July, 2015

Lessons from Costa Rica

Lessons from Costa Rica
Posted in : Reflections from the Road, Travel Lessons on by : nommom

I’m a city girl: ¬†I’ve always been a city girl. I love the variety of people, the endless possibilities for a Tuesday afternoon or a Saturday night, the generally progressive populace, and the abundance of different ideas and ¬†possibilities offered by the big cities. I’ve known this for decades – ever since I realized my
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8 June, 2015

Mexico Soundtrack

Mexico Soundtrack
Posted in : Mexico on by : nommom

Guanajuato: Guanajuato provided some wonderful and wonderfully terrible tunes. The most memorable is at a mediocre Italian place in a hotel at the main plaza. Both times we ate there the music was laughably entertaining. A sample from both our visits: Stay with Me – Sam Smith I’ve Never Been to Me – Charlene The
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26 May, 2015

Mexico City

Posted in : Mexico, Travel Destinations on by : nommom

Mexico City feels like a condensed version of Mexico. The density of the area seems to have concentrated attributes of the culture into the borders of the city, much like a pot of simmering bones pulls the essence of the animal’s flavor into the broth as the liquid begins to evaporate. What I see here
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19 May, 2015

Adi’s Rajas (Poblanos in cream sauce)

Posted in : Recipes on by : nommom

When one asks for a recipe in Mexico one gets ingredients. I have yet to have amounts given when asking for instructions as each chef eyeballs her potions and cooks from memory. This recipe is adapted from the list of ingredients and instructions given to me by my cousin when I asked for her rajas
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