Archive for March, 2009

Guacamole

Ingredients: 2-3 Large Avocados 1 Clove Garlic, peeled and minced 1/2 Cup Onion (preferably Red Onion) finely chopped 1/2 Cup Roma Tomato, seeds removed, finely chopped 1/2 Cup Cilantro, finely chopped 1 Habanero, Serrano or Jalapeño Chile Pepper, minced, optional (remove seeds to reduce spiciness) Juice of 1 Lime 1 Tablespoon Cumin Salt to Taste […]

Pozole Blanco – White Pozole

Pozole Blanco (CC Photo by Food Colors) Pozole is a traditional soup that originated in the pacific region of pre-Columbian Mexico. Composed of hominy, pork (sometimes chicken), and served with a wide array of garnishes, pozole adds to the enjoyment of many family gatherings and celebrations in Mexico. There are 4 varieties of Pozole: blanco […]

Frijoles Charros

Ingredients: 1 Kg Dried Pinto Beans 250 g Pork Belly, 2 Smoked Ham Hocks, or 2 Smoked Pork Chops 4 Cloves Garlic, Whole 1 Large Onion, Chopped 6 Serrano or Jalapeño Chile Peppers, finely sliced (“nacho” style) 3 Roma Tomatoes, chopped 1 Tomatillo, Chopped 2 Tablespoons Chicken Broth Bouillon (like “Knorr Suiza”) 6 Slices Bacon […]

Daiquiri Dick’s

It was a beautiful day and the perfect time to have a drink and a nice meal at a good restaurant. We had read a lot about this place before we went on our honeymoon, se we made it our mission to check out Daiquiri Dick’s. Daiquiri Dick’s (CC photo by DavidCorrea courtesy of Flickr) […]

Mexican Beer…Which one is your favorite?

Every time someone mentions Mexican Beer, the first brand that comes to one’s mind is Corona. While it’s true that Corona represents Mexico in over 150 countries worldwide and it’s among the “Top Ten” beers in the world, there are other beer options here in Mexico that you need to know about. The majority of […]

Traditional Mexican Atoles

Champurrado (CC photo by burrodeoaxaca courtesy of Flickr) Atole is a hot beverage native to Mexico and Central America originating before the pre-Hispanic era. Traditionally, atole is made from nixtamalized maize dough, which is sold by the kilo and available in tortilla shops and markets throughout Mexico. The nixtamalization process involves soaking and cooking corn […]

Mexican Scrambled Eggs

Huevos a la Mexicana, or Mexican scrambled eggs, is a hearty traditional Mexican Breakfast Food that’s sure to hit the spot. You can’t go wrong with this delectable dish made with fresh ingredients. It’s so simple to make and exquisite to the palate! Ingredients 6 Eggs 2 Tablespoons milk 3 Roma tomatoes, finely chopped 1/2 […]