Welcome to Villa Cocina

Hola and welcome! My name is Rossana Figueroa. My husband, Nelson, and I have been married for over seven years and started this cooking blog adventure together. We hope our recipes and stories inspire your creativity in the kitchen.

Mexican Food is my heritage!

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Roasted Poblano Omelette

Roasted Poblano Omelette

Learn how to make the best omelettes under 15 minutes. This easy to make recipe requires minimum effort, and saves you time while giving you great results. This recipe will easily become a favorite because you can prep the ingredients ahead of time and impress a crowd. Follow this step by step tutorial where I teach you exactly how to make it and you’ll be happy you tried it! 

Duck tamales

Duck Tamales Recipe

Duck tamales is such an underrated recipe that will surprise your taste buds when you take that first bite! The version I’m teaching you is inspired in the duck tamales made by our Purépecha people that use to inhabit the now modern day Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán. Enjoy the legendary “tamales de pato!”

Blooming quesadilla rings

Blooming Quesadilla Rings

Mexican appetizers are top notch, and so are the flavors! I have made these delicious quesadillas with your special gathering in mind. Wether you present them to your guest, or just want to make them for close friends and family, rest a sure this appetizer will be resounding success. Its such an easy recipe that you’ll be making over and over again.