These are my attempt to make a chocolate version of Mexican Wedding Cake cookies. (My son named them.) In my experiments I felt that using half butter and half margarine made for the best texture, but you can of course use all butter if you wish.
This is posted in response to a request. Adapted from http://recetasdepanesymuchomas.blogspot.com/2011/04/pan-chuta.html and translated by the wonderful Jostlori. I am including both US and Metric measurements. The name means "Pulled Bread." If you have trouble finding Chirimoya extract, you can get it here: http://www.silvercloudestates.com/product/Chirimoya-Cherimoya-Extract-Flavor-Flavoring-Natural-751.aspx
.I'm not sure how much this makes, so I'm just guessing at the number of servings. Prep time includes rising time.
Serve this as a cooling contrast to curry or other spicy dishes. Adapted from The New York Times Cookbook. Although the book suggests substituting 1 teaspoon ground ginger for the fresh, I don't recommend this, as the taste will be completely different. Cook time includes chilling time.
Not all Mexican food is spicy hot. This ceviche contains mayonnaise and is not very tart. Adapted from Mexican Family Cooking. Be sure the cilantro is completely dry before you measure it; if it is wet it will pack down and you'll get far too much.
This quick bread has a biscuit base with a cheesy topping. Adapted from 240 Delicious Ideas from French's. There is no publication date on this book, so if anyone knows when it came out, please let me know.
Alan King, with assistance from Mimi Sheraton. Adapted from Is Salami and Eggs Better Than Sex? (Answer will be given upon request! :) ) I've estimated some of the ingredients and cooking times. Alan King says this is one serving, but it's pretty big, and I think it could easily serve two.