mexican food

September 9, 2013

Black Bean Sopes Recipe

Tweet   This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Maseca and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always my opinions are my own. One of the most anticipated annual fiestas in our home is September 16th, Mexican Independence Day.  My family in Mexico gets together on the evening of the 15th to eat yummy food, reenact […]

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August 30, 2013

Bread Fridays: Ojos or Eyes

Tweet   Don’t you just want to eat one of these right now? They’re called ojos or “eyes,” but some folks know them as donas rellenas or “filled doughnuts.” But whatever you call them, one things for sure, they’re delicious.  Soft and sugary on the outside, creamy and sweet on the inside.  The real, bona […]

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August 29, 2013

Molletes Recipe

Tweet   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 […]

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August 22, 2013

Tuna Filled Avocado Recipe

Tweet 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 […]

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August 16, 2013

Bread Friday: Huacales

Tweet   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 […]

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August 15, 2013

Happy Ducky Bento Box

Tweet     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 […]

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July 24, 2013

Mexican Coleslaw Reinvented

Tweet 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 […]

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July 19, 2013

Bread Fridays: Chinos

Tweet   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 […]

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July 5, 2013

Bread Fridays: Conchas

Tweet     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 […]

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June 28, 2013

Bread Fridays: Libros

Tweet   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 […]

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