Category Archives: culinary arts

From the heart of the Andes comes Taos chef Roberto Joe Najarro-Huaman

Peruvian cuisine is as varied and rich as a colorful Andean tapestry. Hearty indigenous ingredients have mixed with Spanish, Japanese and African culinary traditions, resulting in a fusion of cultures and flavors. Originally published in Taos News Photos: Katharine Egli … Continue reading

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Chef Horton: Hot food, cold beer, good wine

It’s Sunday, around 6 p.m. and all hands are busy at Common Fire. People are filling the restaurant, partly because it’s the Fourth of July weekend, but also because Chef Horton’s creations are quickly gaining recognition among Taos foodies. Originally … Continue reading

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Biscochitos: a traditional New Mexico treat

  The name comes from the Spanish word bizcocho used in its diminutive form, biscochito. But there is nothing “diminutive” about these spicy, anise-flavored cookies. They are utterly satisfying, and, like so many delicious treats, loaded with carbs. Their main … Continue reading

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Ray Naranjo, Executive Chef at El Monte Sagrado, at work En la cocina Photo: Katharine Egli Images and story originally published in Taos News Ray Naranjo, Executive Chef at El Monte Sagrado, has a personal motto that keeps him going … Continue reading

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Sol Food Market: Café, grocery store and more

Originally published in Taos News Hungry in Arroyo Seco? Whether you choose to eat out or cook at home, Sol Food Market is the right place to go. Sol Food Café offers a variety of sandwiches, salads and wraps as … Continue reading

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Second acts: four women blaze new trails after retirement

Originally published in Taos News Bonnie Lee Black According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau, many baby boomer women, currently between sixty and seventy-five years old, are expected to live into their nineties. But exactly does that mean for them? … Continue reading

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Chefs from Mexico, the East Coast and Patagonia make Taos their home

Photo: Katharine Egli Chefs Wilks and Colleen Medley Originally published in Taos news Jaime Nieves-Flores: El Chef at The Gorge Jaime Nieves-Flores grew up surrounded by the aromas and flavors of his mother’s fonda, a small restaurant in Mexico City. … Continue reading

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