Authentic Mexican Chilaquiles

Once you know how to make this Mexican breakfast dish, you’ll never throw away a stale tortilla again. Chilaquiles turns yesterday’s tortillas into a tasty base for an assortment of possible toppings. The word chilaquiles (pronunced: chee-lah-kee-lehs) is an ancient word from the Aztec Nahuatl language meaning “chilis and greens.” The Nahuatl language originated in […]

Mexican Chorizo & Egg Tacos

Mexican migrants initially brought tacos to America when they came to find work on railroad construction in the southern states. In the early 1900s, the Mexican taco carts lined Los Angeles, with the women running them called chili queens. At the time though, most Americans considered tacos a lower-class street food. But today, tacos are […]

Authentic Mexican Nachos

Nachos are a Tex-Mex food with its most basic form consisting merely of fried tortilla chips covered with cheese. But the toppings don’t stop there as there are a variety of ingredients to top those fried chips. Besides cheese, nacho toppings also include meats, vegetables and condiments like salsa, sour cream, and guacamole. Read More […]

Barbecued Beans & Mexican Chorizo

The simple flavors of beans are enhanced with Mexican chorizo. Go a step further by adding shallots, sweet peppers and smoked bacon. Barbecued beans and Mexican chorizo always make a great addition to any lunch, brunch, dinner or even breakfast. Like this Instant Pot Mexican Chorizo & Cheddar Cheese Frittata. Add the two together in […]

Capirotada Mexican Bread Pudding

Capirotada originated from a 15th-century Spanish dish that was heavily influenced by Moorish cuisine. Food Facts Moorish cuisine sprang up as a result of the Arabic occupation of North Africa in the eighth century. Like any bread pudding, preparing the dish was seen as a way to make use of stale bread. Before it was […]

Homemade Mexican Salsa

Salsa is traced back to the times of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans. The native people created their own versions of salsa using tomatoes, chilies and squash seeds. However, official discovery to the rest of the world did not occur until the Spaniards conquered Mexico in the 1500’s. This mix of ingredients became popular throughout […]

Authentic Mexican Chile Rellenos

Chiles Rellenos are a Mexican dish made up of green chiles stuffed with cheese or meat, breaded and fried, and served with sauce. They are a Mexican dish that dates back to the 16th century during the Spanish conquest of Mexico. The first plated rellenos was prepared in the city of Puebla, a town close […]

Instant Pot Mexican Chorizo & Cheddar Cheese Frittata

A frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to an Omelette or crustless quiche or scrambled eggs, with additional ingredients such as meat, cheese, or vegetables. The word frittata in Italian roughly translates to “fried.” The first known use of the word frittata was in 1877, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. After You Make This […]

Molcajete Salsa

A traditional Mexican salsa is made with roasted tomatoes, chilies, garlic and onions. Rather than using a blender, the roasted ingredients are smashed together in a molcajete or mortar and pestle. The earthy texture created by the Molcajete is quite distinctive, and due to the seasoning of the Molcajete, it will carry a subtle difference […]