Licuado de Nopal (Cactus Smoothie) - Muy Bueno Cookbook
Over Christmas I met a new friend Ania at a posada and we were talking nopales. I know, weird party conversation right, nonetheless it happened. She was telling me about a licuado de nopal that she drinks every morning. Her skin is radiant and she is super thin even after having had twins, so of […]
Cactus salad, a popular dish in Mexico, uses the fleshly leaves (also known as paddles) of the prickly pear or nopal cactus. Its flavor is somewhat similar to green beans or asparagus. Fresh cactus paddles can be found in Latin American markets or specialty product markets.
Harvesting Prickly Pear Fruit: When And How To Pick Prickly Pear Cactus
When do you harvest prickly pear fruit? Foragers interested in trying the fruits for themselves should read on for a few tips on how to pick prickly pear cactus and what to do with them once you have a bountiful harvest. This article will help.
The Greatest Prickly Pear Margarita Ever! - Made In New Mexico
The Greatest Prickly Pear Margarita Ever!! Ingredients: Vodka or Tequila (anejo is better) Simply Limeade Lime Juice Lime Wedges A& J’s Prickly Pear Cactus Syrup Directions: Pour roughly a shot of tequila or vodka (we use Belvedere) into a small glass filled with ice. Pour in the Limeade until the glass is almost full. Squeeze … Continue reading "The Greatest Prickly Pear Margarita Ever!"