Entries by Patricia Jinich

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Recipe for Piggy Cookies

These cookies go by the many endearing names for pigs in Spanish: cerdito, cochinito, marranito, or puerquito. This is the recipe that is the most requested on my blog by Mexicans living abroad. The piggies’ honeyed nuttiness comes from the piloncillo, raw brown sugar that flavors the sticky dough. It’s so irresistible that I have […]


Tomatillo & Watermelon Salad with Feta Cheese

You know those photos of kids with big slices of watermelon in their hands and juice dripping down their chins? Consider this salad a neater version of that image. Essentially summer in a bowl, this salad features an unexpected combination of ingredients. The exotic companions of mint, feta, and tart tomatillos take this watermelon salad to […]