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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eggs Rancheros

Traditionally known as ‘Huevos Rancheros’ or ranch-style eggs, this Mexican breakfast or brunch recipe is served over fried corn tortillas and topped with a ranchero sauce or salsa. Then top that with goat cheese or a Mexican queso fresco cheese and cilantro. It makes for a deliciously yummy dish. When you cut into them, the […]

Bacon & Black Bean Taquitos

Taquitos also known as tacos dorados, are a Mexican-American dish consisting of a small, rolled, crisp-fried corn tortilla filled with various ingredients such as shredded chicken, beef, cheese, refried beans and vegetables. Essentially A Taquito Is A Rolled Taco Most people associate taquitos with Mexican cuisine. Though two American restaurants in Southern California are often […]

BBQ Chicken Omelet with Salsa & Goat Cheese

Filling and delicious, this BBQ chicken omelet is more like a brunch than a breakfast. Simply made and filled with a delicious combination of chopped BBQ chicken thighs Red Swiss chard and green onions. Then, topped with Mexican salsa and goat cheese. Read More Here About Cooking With Chicken Thighs This omelet is super easy […]

Chorizo Potato Tacos

The contribution of the taco to the culinary world starts with Mexico and the Aztec corn fields. Though the Aztecs did not enjoy tacos as we know them today, they did though, invent the corn tortilla. The Tacos Origin The taco as we know it today likely came from the Mexican men who mined silver […]