Rolled tacos with sour cream by Frida

Frida Kahlo (1907 – 1954) was a Mexican painter known for her powerful and intense self-portraits. She was born in Mexico City and died there; for most of her life, she lived in “La Casa Azul” or the Blue House. Mexican culture and traditions were fundamental to her, but her dream, when she was a girl, was another one. She wanted to be a doctor, but a terrible accident forced her to stay in bed for long time. At this point, Frida started to depict herself: “I paint myself because I am often alone and because I am the subject I know best”.  Kahlo had a complicated marriage with the famous Mexican artist, Diego Rivera and endured lifelong health problems. Frida was also a wonderful cook who skillfully mastered traditional Mexican cuisine.

Rolled tacos with sour cream 


1/2 kg of tomatillos
1/4 cup of water
3 chili peppers
Lard or sunflower seed oil 12 corn tortillas
250 gr of feta
250 gr of sour cream Salt


Simmer the tomatillos in hot water until tender. Make a purée with the tomatillos and the peppers. Add salt. In a pan, heat two tablespoons of lard or sunflower oil, add the purée and cook for 5 minutes.
In another pan, heat more lard or oil and fry the tortillas lightly (not until crisp). Fill the tortillas with the tomatillo sauce and cheese.
Roll them up and cover with sour cream.
Heat in the oven at low temperature for 1-2 minutes.

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