Cotija (pronounced co-tee-ha) is an aged, hard cow's milk cheese native to Mexico. It has a strong, salty flavor and firm quality that's ideal for grating or crumbling. Cotija is packaged and sold in blocks (or rounds) and sometimes comes pregrated. On the tongue, cotija is dry and grainy, thus it's employed to add texture to traditional Mexican dishes. To find out how I used it in this snappy corn salad, read more
For some strange reason, my father has an aversion to consuming leafy green vegetables. However, when the greens — in this case spinach — are paired with a tender, succulent cut of meat, he's more inclined to eat them. This recipe is perfect for my dad and guys like him.
It expertly combines a spicy pork chop with salty bacon bits and fresh spinach leaves. A tangy red onion vinegar sauce finishes off the surprisingly hearty dish. You won't believe how simple the recipe is, so get it now and read more