Archive for March, 2009

Mexican Soda-Have you tried it?

Sodas (CC photo by avsfan1321 courtesy of Flickr) Sorry! Even though these drinks are incredible popular in Mexico, they’re not originally from here. They’re good though. But did you know that Mexico has it’s own line of Mexican Soda? You won’t see them in this picture, so let me introduce some of the most popular […]

Mexican Red Rice

A Mexican meal is not truly complete without Red Rice. While there are many ways to prepare it, the following recipe is what you’ll find served in many homes throughout Mexico. Although the Serrano Chile and vegetables are marked as optional, they really do contribute to making this a delicious side dish. 1 1/2 Cups […]

Shrimp a la Diabla-Deviled Shrimp

Shrimp a la Diabla (camarones a la diabla) can be prepared in a variety of ways. This often depends on family tradition and the region where you live. Of course, you can find Camarones a la Diabla on the Baja and Yucatan Peninsulas as well as in coastal states, like Sinaloa, Nayarit, Colima, and Oaxaca, […]

Tino’s Restaurant – Punta Mita

It was the third day of our honeymoon in the paradisaic Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. We were looking for a place where we could enjoy the ocean on a more relaxing and quiet beach, far away from the crowded beaches of Puerto Vallarta. We were recommended by a local to go to Nayarit, about a 50-minute-drive […]

Today’s recipe: Flan Napolitano

Flan (CC photo by Daffodilious courtesy of Flickr) In Mexican Cuisine, flan is expertly crafted and comes in all kinds of varieties. Flan Napolitano is a sweet custard made from eggs, milk, cream cheese, and sugar, soaked in a delicious caramel sauce. The word “flan” in Spanish rhymes with “dawn”, although many English speakers would […]

Fruit Salad – A Healthy Temptation!

In many cities in Mexico, whether you go downtown to the zocalos (little plazas basically created for families to gather on weekends) or to other areas in the city, you’ll find stands selling a wide variety of fruit salads, and I’m not kidding when I say that there’s no force in the universe that can […]