Make all of these great recipes with Chef Ana herself at her culinary resort in the foothills of the Tepozteco Mountains. Join her at La Villa Bonita for Mexican Independence and Grilling Week, September 11-18, 2011 or any other week for regular packages which are offered year-round.

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Agua De Flor De Jamaica

2 cups of dried Jamaica flower or Flor de Jamaica;
8 cups of water
Sugar to taste
Ice at the moment of serving.

Place the flowers and the 8 cups of water in a large pan. Bring to a boil. When the water turns a dark red, turn off the heat and cool for a few minutes. Strain to take out the flowers. Add more water and sugar to taste and pour over ice.


3 cups of rice
1 liter of water
1 cinnamon sprig
½ cup sugar
2 cups of milk
1 can of evaporated milk