Yucatán Foodies

Yucatán (southeast of Mexico) is infamous for its Gulf of Mexico beaches and Mayan ruins e.g the iconic Chichén Itzá. But today we’re all about the cooking of Yucatán! Yucatán cooking includes many native foods like squash, corn, tomato and chile but Yucatan is where the Mayans perfected the cooking of these ingredients! The Spanish […]

Tostaditas: What exactly are they and how to cook with them

Tacos but flat… QUÉ? Tostada is a Spanish word meaning “toasted”! In Mexico and other parts of Latin America, it is the name of various local dishes which are toasted or use a toasted ingredient as the main base of their preparation. To keep it simple – Mexican Tostaditas are flat tortillas that are deep […]

Something other Guacamole for your tortilla chips! Jalapeno and Corn Dip

Sometimes guacamole is just not enough for our corn chips so here’s a very easy and delicioso dip for your el cielo tortilla chips!   Mix the following ingredients in a bowl   4 cups of corn kernels ( however you like them! Boiled, grilled or canned! ) 3 Tablespoon – Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons – […]

Breakfast – Mexican Scrambled Eggs

Delicious traditional breakfast dish, quick scrambled eggs made a la Mexicana with red tomatoes, white onions, and green jalapeños, the colors of the Mexican flag. Mexican Scrambled Eggs (Serves 4)  You’ll Need: 5 Eggs 2 Tomatoes, deseeded, finely chopped ¼ Onion finely chopped 1 Sliced Jalapeños (or Serrano sauce if you want to really wake up) […]

Aguascalientes Style – San Marcos chicken recipe

  Aguascalientes Style – San Marcos chicken recipe Yield: Makes 4-6 servings. Ingredients: 1 Medium-sized chicken (cut in pieces) ½ Kg golden potatoes 2 Tbs of vegetable oil or pork lard 1 Lettuce 2 Small onions 2 Garlic cloves ½ Kg spicy Spanish pork sausage (Chorizo) 1 Small can pickled Serrano chillies or sliced Jalapeños ¼ […]

Guerrero Style – Pozole blanco (White Pozole) recipe

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Yield: Makes 8-10 servings, depending on appetite.   Ingredients: 1.8 kg Hominy (Pozole), drained and rinsed 1 ½ Kg pork Leg, cut into medium-sized chunks ½ Kg pork neck bones 2-3 Pork trotters (pig’s feet), quartered, optional, but they add nice flavor 3 Bay leaves Fried CornTortilla strips 1 Head of garlic, separated, peeled and […]