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La Cocina Food Box | Reheat Instructions | 10-14-2020

These reheat instructions apply to the La Cocina Community Food Boxes delivered on October 14th, 2020.

1.  El Buen Comer

Mole Verde con Puerco

Slow-cooked pork in a green mole sauce. Served with rice and beans. 

Allergen: Pork, onions

Reheating Instructions: Reheat microwave for 5 minutes  Keep refrigerated. Use within 5 days.

Vegetarian Mole Verde

Seasonal vegetables slow-cooked in green mole sauce. Served with rice and beans.

Allergen:  Onions 

Reheating Instructions: Reheat on stove or in microwave for 5 minutes. Keep refrigerated. Use within 5 days.

2.  D’Maize

Azada Quesadilla

Grilled steak, Monterey Jack cheese, and pico de gallo with handmade tortillas

Allergen:Garlic, onions

Reheating Instructions:  Reheat on stove for 5 - 6 minutes  Keep refrigerated. Use within 5 days.

Vegan Quesadilla

Grilled tofu, beans, veggies and pico de gallo with handmade tortillas

Allergen: Garlic, onions

Reheating Instructions:  Reheat on stove or in microwave for 5 - 6 minutes. Keep refrigerated. Use within 5 days.

3.  El Meson de Violeta

Chicken Empanadas

Baked savory turnover with Mary's Farm chicken, caramelized onions, bell and poblano peppers.

Allergen:Wheat, Egg

Reheating Instructions: Thaw Empanadas for two hours or overnight. Place in a preheated oven at 375 degrees F for 7 to 10 minutes. Keep frozen. 

Spinach & Mushroom Empanadas

Baked savory turnover filled with spinach, mushrooms, shallots , ricotta cheese.

Allergen:Wheat, Egg

Reheating Instructions: Thaw empanadas for two hours or overnight. Place in a preheated oven at 375F for 7 - 10 minutes. Keep frozen.

4.   Pass the Sauced

La Clasica Chipotle Medium Salsa

Rich, deep, smokey salsa that doubles as a cooking sauce

Allergen:None

Keep Refrigerated. Enjoy within 1 month after opening. 

5.  Mi Comedor

Ginger Cake with Caramel Sauce

Light sponge cake with ginger, and caramel sauce

Allergen: Dairy, eggs

Keep Refrigerated.

6.  Sal de Vida

Ancho Hot Chocolate & Peppermint Crunch

Allergen: Milk, soy, coconut oil

Store in pantry. Avoid heat and direct sunlight.

7.  Buko Bakes

Mango Crumb Bars

Fresh mangos sandwiched between two layers of buttery pastry

Allergen: Egg, flour, dairy

Store in airtight container in pantry. Avoid heat and direct sunlight.

8.  Estrellita’s Snacks

Spicy Yucca Chips

Crispy green bananas and cassava.  Lightly seasoned with sea salt.

Allergen: None

See packaging for storage.

9.  Crisps n Crackles

Selection of SuperFood Chips

2 bags of light and crispy vegetable chips

Allergen: None

Keep at room temperature.


We hope you enjoy these deliciously prepared dishes made by La Cocina-born businesses. By buying a La Cocina Community Food Box, you are providing a lifeline to our restaurant businesses that are severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 100% of the revenue from the food box goes back to the businesses making the food. As a community, we are grateful to be able to continue to feed you. Thank you for your support!

Food production is considered an “Essential Business” and is exempted from the State’s order to shelter in place.  All food is produced in kitchens that observe the safety order guidelines, and as always adhering to food safety standards.

All food is produced in facilities that may process all the key 8 allergens.

To find these amazing food makers and restaurants again, view our business map: https://lacocinasf.org/eatatlacocina

Please consider supporting La Cocina businesses in weathering this health & economic crisis by donating to the La Cocina Emergency Relief Fund. Go to: www.LaCocinaSF.org

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