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Los 365 Menus del Año: Julio

July 6, 2015
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Julio (31 Menus Economicos) by Josefina Velázquez de León. UTSA Libraries Special Collections.

Julio (31 Menus Economicos) by Josefina Velázquez de León. UTSA Libraries Special Collections.

Velázquez de León, Josefina. Los 365 Menus del Año: Recetas Prácticas, Económicas, para Resolver el Diario Problema de la Alimentación. México, D.F. : Ediciones J. Velázquez de León, [196-?]. [TX716 .M4 V393 1960]


On the first Monday of each month in 2015,  La Cocina Histórica will feature recipes from Josefina Velázquez de León’s month-by-month cookbook series: Los 365 Menus del Año. 


The July volume of Los 365 Menus del Año places a heavy emphasis on fresh vegetables, with a plethora of vegetable-heavy soups and side dishes.

Menu No. 3 suggests Sopa de Menudo Papa y Pan (soup with tripe, potatoes, and bread), Huevos a la Jardinera (garden-style eggs – eggs with carrots, turnips, kohlrabi, cabbage, green beans and tomatoes), Pozole Rapido (quick pozole), Jaletina de Zarzamoras (blackberry gelatin).

Menu No. 12 consists of Sopa de Higados de Pollo y Pasta (liver soup with chicken and pasta), Ostiones Sorpresa (oyster surprise), Lentejas Estofadas (stewed lentils), and Postre de Melon y Platano (melon and banana dessert).

Julio (31 Menus Economicos) by Josefina Velázquez de León. UTSA Libraries Special Collections.

Julio (31 Menus Economicos) by Josefina Velázquez de León. UTSA Libraries Special Collections.

Menu 24 includes Sopa de Tallarin y Verdura (vegetable noodle soup), Rajas Poblanas (Poblano chile strips with chorizo), Ejotes con Jamon (string beans with ham), Nieve de Granada (pomegranate ice).

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