Entries by Marcela Valladolid


In Season Now: Pomegranate, Basil, and Queso Fresco Salsa

Editor’s Note: Here’s a colorful, crunchy version of salsa featuring pomegranates (traditionally in season this time of year.) Read Related: Mario’s Easy Guacamole POMEGRANATE, BASIL & QUESO FRESCO SALSA Makes: 1½ Cups  Ingredients ¼ cup pine nuts Seeds from 1 large pomegranate (about 1 cup) 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil 2 tablespoons crumbled queso fresco or feta […]


Marcela Valladolid’s Burgers al Pastor

BURGERS AL PASTOR Ingredients 6 dried guajillo chiles, stemmed, seeded, and soaked 2 teaspoons crumbled dried marjoram 2 teaspoons crumbled dried oregano 2 garlic cloves, peeled 1 small white onion, chopped ¾ cup sweetened pineapple juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 pounds extra-lean ground pork Vegetable oil 1 pineapple, peeled, cored, and sliced […]