Nopales, prickly pear cactus paddles, are delicious, but you need to know some tricks to cook nopales without slime.
A xoconostle salsa recipe from Mexico. Xoconostle, or tuna agria, is a kind of sour prickly pear fruit.
How to clean nopales, prickly pear cactus paddles. Step by step instructions, with a video, on how to remove spines from nopales.
A recipe for nopales en escabeche, pickled nopales from Mexico. Prickly pear cactus pads, diced and piickled with jalapenos, carrots and onions.
A damn good barbecue sauce featuring the fruit of the prickly pear, also called a tuna.
Here’s how to make prickly pear syrup without the sticky business of scorching and peeling the tunas, as the fruit are called. It’s all in how you strain the juice…
Let’s face it: It’s cold in most of the country. But down here in California, both avocados and prickly pear fruits are in season. So why not combine them with some mahi mahi — dorado in Mexico — and make a dish dedicated to sunny Baja?
I absolutely love my spaetzle maker, and have been working on flavored spaetzle all winter. This one, a stinging nettle spaetzle, I made to celebrate the coming of spring.