mexican food

August 29, 2013

Molletes Recipe

  There is something very comforting about molletes. I remember fondly our yearly trips to Zihuatanejo, Mexico, when I was a little girl. My parents, brothers, and I often walked downtown just to visit this small cafe called Nueva Zelanda (New Zealand) because its speciality was molletes, I fell in love. I usually ordered a […]

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August 22, 2013

Tuna Filled Avocado Recipe

Sometimes I want a fast and healthy meal that uses just a few simple ingredients and tastes great. I am a bona fide avocado freak, love tuna, corn is in my DNA, bell peppers are my life, red onions are heavenly and, of course, we use lime on very nearly everything, except in our milk. […]

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August 16, 2013

Bread Friday: Huacales

  As you’ve probably gathered, I love Mexican Breads, both sweet and savory. I’ve been able to indulge my love quite a bit, too, because the town my family comes from is particularly famous in Mexico for its tasty bread treats. Today’s Bread Friday entry is called a Huacales. It’s named after a sort of […]

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August 15, 2013

Happy Ducky Bento Box

    I have been looking into bento boxes for the longest time, do you know what they are? Just search for Bento in Pinterest and enjoy the ride!!  Basically they are Japanese lunch boxes that have been gaining a lot of popularity among mothers lately.  I am a believer that if you give your […]

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July 24, 2013

Mexican Coleslaw Reinvented

This giveaway post was generously underwritten by Mizkan. As always my comments and opinions are my own. Summer time is the perfect time for salads. And there’s a particular salad my family has prepared for years that is not just ridiculously easy to make, but needs just a few ingredients and tastes phenomenal. What I […]

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July 19, 2013

Bread Fridays: Chinos

  Today’s installment of Bread Fridays features these delicious little nuggets called Chinos. They can come with chocolate morsels, or with nuts, or with nothing on top. I actually like the ones with nothing the most, but the picture isn’t as interesting. They are sweet, and moist, and soft. They remind me a little bit […]

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July 5, 2013

Bread Fridays: Conchas

    Today is Bread Friday and you know what that means: Another in our delicious series featuring some of the yummiest breads in Mexican. The concha, or shell, is one of the most popular Mexican sweet breads. The distinctive shape and sugary pattern on top makes them recognizable even from a distance, which just gets […]

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June 28, 2013

Bread Fridays: Libros

  Today’s bread is the fifth in a series inspired by the amazing bakers of Mexico and the breads I’ve encountered on my journey’s to Mexico. This is the libro, Spanish for book. Currently my husband’s favorite, it is certainly one of my favorites, too. When you look at them from the right angle they […]

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June 21, 2013

Bread Fridays: Orejas

  In our continuing series on Mexican breads, inspired by the limitless creativity of Mexican bakers and the many yummy treats I’ve encountered on my journeys to Mexico, today’s entry is the “oreja.” Oreja, of course, means ear in Spanish, so the shape tells the story. Orejas are crispy and flaky and sweet. They are […]

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June 14, 2013

Bread Fridays: Bolillos

    A couple of weeks ago I began a series here called “Bread Fridays.” I started it to share photos of some of the amazing breads I’ve encounter in my journeys to Mexico. Judging from the feedback, I’m not the only one who loves bread. To see more scrumptious examples, please check out my […]

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