Archive for the 'Drinks' Category

Mexican Pineapple Mint Water – Agua Fresca de Piña con Menta

Ingredients: 1/2 Fresh Pineapple, rind removed 50 Fresh Spearmint Leaves, or to taste, washed 1.5 – 2 Liters Water 1/4 Cup White Sugar or Honey, or to taste Directions: Chop the pineapple and add it to the blender pitcher. Then fill the pitcher with water to about the 5-cups mark. Blend on high until smooth. […]

Mexican Rice Drink / Horchata de Arroz

Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 Cups Uncooked White Rice 1 Cinnamon Stick, broken into pieces 7 & 1/2 Cups Water 1 to 1 & 1/2 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract, or to taste 3/4 Cup White Sugar, or to taste Optional: 1/2 Cup Milk Directions: Lightly toast the rice in a comal, stirring constantly to prevent burning. (NOTE: […]

Mexican Cucumber Limeade Recipe / Agua de Pepino con Limon

Ingredients: 1 Large Cucumber, washed and sliced* 6 Key Limes (or 2-3 regular Limes), halved About 2 Quarts Cold Water 3/4 Cup White Sugar, or to taste Directions: *NOTE: You might choose to peel the cucumber prior to slicing it, but I prefer the flavor and health benefits with the skin included. Place the sliced […]

Mexican Potatoes with Poblano Peppers – Papas con Rajas

Ingredients: 1 – 2 Garlic Cloves, minced 1 Medium White Onion, thinly sliced into wedges 1 – 2 Poblano Chile Peppers 4 Medium Potatoes, peeled, quartered, and boiled until soft 2 – 3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste Sea Salt, to taste Directions: After boiling the potatoes, drain and allow to […]

Mexican Coffee – World Class Coffee

There are many things to say about the flavor, aroma, and unique intensity of Mexican Coffee. It is considered one of the best coffees worldwide, it’s flavor differing according to the region the coffee beans are grown in. The main production of coffee beans is founded in the southern region of Mexico. Places like Oaxaca, […]

Margarita Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients: 1 – 250 Gram Package Polvorones Orange Flavored Cookies (Graham Cracker Cookies may be substituted) 6 to 8 Tablespoons (about 1 Stick) Unsalted Butter 3 – 8 Ounce Packages Cream Cheese, at room temperature 2 Cups Sour Cream 1/3 Cup + 2 Tablespoons Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice 1/3 Cup Tequila 1/3 Cup + 1 […]

Fresh Watermelon Water – Agua de Sandia

Ingredients: About 1/2 of a Medium Watermelon Cold Water, enough to make 2 liters White Sugar, to taste Ice Cubes, optional Directions: Remove the rind and cube the watermelon. (To make things easier, you can use seedless watermelon and skip the straining step later.) Fill a blender with cubed watermelon and about a cup of […]