Red Chilaquiles Recipe

This Red Chilaquiles recipe, a classic Mexican breakfast, features tortillas, salsa, cheese, and eggs. Learn how to make it using our step-by-step instructions and video below. Buen Provecho! What are chilaquiles? Just as French Toast solves the problem of stale bread, so do Chilaquiles solve the problem of day-old tortillas.  A basic chilaquiles recipe includes…

Mexican Mantecada Muffin Recipe

Known familiarly as mantecadas, you can whip up these homemade Mexican muffins in just minutes. I think, in fact, the mantecada is probably one of the easiest Mexican sweet breads to make. Crunchy on top and soft inside, learn how to make them with our step-by-step recipe and photos below. What are Mexican Mantecadas? Mexican…

Coffee Horchata Agua Fresca

Coffee horchata agua fresca, a delicious variation of the classic Mexican horchata, tastes as good as it sounds. Sweet and refreshing, relaxing and awakening, learn how to make it with this step by step recipe and video. We love classic Mexican horchata, if we allowed ourselves we would drink it by the gallon. So when…

Easy Mexican Telera Bread Recipe

Today I’m sharing my easy Telera bread recipe. Learn how to make this traditional bread roll used to make tortas at home. I’ve included step by step instructions, photos, and a video to make it even easier. Have fun! What is a Telera Roll? A savory Mexican bread made with wheat flour, the Telera often…

Traditional Mexican Bolillos Easy Recipe

Learn how to make traditional Mexican bolillos with this very easy recipe and video below. Making the classic crunchy oval rolls is easier than you think. What is a Mexican Bolillo? Bolillos are the most popular savory bread in Mexico. It’s the Mexican daily bread, and we eat them for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Bakeries,…

Green Tamales with Chicken

Learn how to make Green Tamales with Chicken, easily, without a mixer and without lard. Ideal for Christmas, Candlemas or any other occasion, try them. As you may have noticed from the photo, these tamales have a slightly different shape from traditional Mexican tamales which are longer and flatter. The technique for making these more…

Layered Three Milk Cake Recipe

This layered three milk cake, also known as Tres Leches Cake, is a favorite in Mexico and beyond. It features a couple of light sponges soaked in a creamy mix of evaporated milk, condensed milk and half & half. Learn how to make it using my recipe, the easiest ever! Para español da click aquí Served…

Easy Breaded Fish Tacos with Chipotle Salsa

These breaded fish tacos with chipotle salsa are perfect, easy, and fast for days when you need to throw something together in minutes. Last Tuesday I mentioned how, during Lent, I ask myself each Tuesday, “What are we going to eat on Friday?” So starting this week, I plan to share my ideas with you….

Guava Agua Fresca, Aromatic, Easy and Fast

Guava agua fresca, also known in Mexico as agua de guayaba, both surprises and refreshes. If you’ve never tried it, its floral and fruity aromas will fill the air and your senses, and make you wish you had discovered it sooner. You need just 3 ingredients to make it, and it’s ideal for sunny days…

Chorizo Tacos with Roasted Onion, Corn and Avocado Salsa

Hispanic Heritage Month is every month for us. But that doesn’t mean we won’t throw a special party (or two) to celebrate this specially designated month. We love celebrating our cultures and enjoying our favorite foods, foods like Chorizo Tacos with Roasted Onion, Corn and Avocado Salsa, for example.   Thank you to Smoky Ridge™ for…

Lime Agua Fresca Recipe

Lime Agua Fresca is one of the most popular beverages in Mexico, and it’s very easy to make fast. It’s my brother’s favorite and we used to have it a lot when we were kids. Check out the easy recipe. I remember the first time I made it for my husband here in the USA,…

Easy Mexican Red Pozole Recipe

Over the years, so many of you have asked when I would share my red pozole recipe. That day, I’m happy to say, has finally come. My Green Pozole with Chicken recipe has been a perennial favorite here at Mama Latina Tips, so you might be surprised to know that for me as a child,…

Pineapple Coconut Agua Fresca

Make this pineapple coconut agua fresca in minutes and with just a few ingredients from your pantry. Enjoy! In partnership with Dole® Packaged Foods Pineapple Coconut Agua Fresca is my husband’s favorite for good reason. That’s why, in México, pineapple and coconut commonly live together, including in Agua Fresca. Aguas Frescas and Paleterías Please keep…

Chile Verde Tamales

Today we are combining two very delicious Mexican dishes into one: chile verde, which is pork in a spicy green sauce, and tamales. These chile verde tamales are simple to make, but do take a little time. I usually prepare the filling (in this case, the chile verde) one day in advance to save time….

Avocado Salsa

This avocado salsa is creamy and tangy. This salsa goes very well in tacos, quesadillas, tostadas, pasta or tortilla chips. Learn how to make it in less than 15 minutes. I have a very good friend who is also my neighbor. She gives me a bag of avocados every week, yay! Since I’ve eaten avocados…

Chunky Red Salsa Recipe

The easiest chunky red salsa recipe ever. Check it out! There is something special about roasted tomatoes and serrano peppers. The colors brighten and the flavors sharpen. Salsa roja is one of the most popular salsas in México, it goes really well on tacos, quesadillas, tostadas or even over eggs. You can make this salsa…

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

Enjoy my Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas. If you’re reading this from Mexico, you might be asking, “What’s so important about celebrating Cinco de Mayo?” Well, I’m here to tell you, it’s a big day in the United States. For years in the US, it’s been a day of fiestas and festivals, where Mexicans share…

Mexican Watermelon Cooler Recipe

My family have been drinking this Mexican watermelon cooler for generations, long before it became fashionable. Watermelon season is here, so be sure to enjoy our recipe for our family’s refreshing, non-alcoholic, traditional agua fresca. Right now, I see green, white and red everywhere I go. We absolutely love freshly cut watermelon slices, but we…

Homemade Authentic Salsa Verde Recipe

Learn how to make an authentic Mexican homemade salsa verde in minutes. You just need 5 fresh ingredients! Step by step recipe and video. A few things are always in my kitchen, like limes, avocados, tomatoes, onions, and salsa! Salsa in Mexico usually refers to a delicious mixture of vegetables, herbs, spices and chiles liquified…

Jamaica, The Refreshing Hibiscus Flower Drink (Agua de Jamaica)

Agua de Jamaica (pronounced Hah.my.ka), the hibiscus flower drink or hibiscus tea, is a favorite at parties in Mexico. It’s refreshing and delicious. Its rich, red, festive color goes great with any celebration. Learn how to make it in just minutes. Recipe and video below. Jamaica is made from dried hibiscus flowers. You can find…

Authentic Mexican Pico de Gallo Salsa

This authentic Mexican pico de gallo salsa is super easy to make, always fresh and balanced, you can use it on top of most anything– eggs, tacos, tostadas, beans, meat, quesadillas. In the United States, it’s called salsa. In México, this beautiful blend of tomatoes, onions, serrano peppers, cilantro, salt, and lime is called Pico…

Traditional Mexican Guacamole

A lot of friends and family have asked me to share my guacamole recipe. Enjoy! RELATED POST: 25 Delicious Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas Guacamole is an extremely popular Mexican dish or dip. Very versatile, nutritious, and delicious, it’s a must at every party or every day, and it’s super easy to make. My boys…

Tamales Oaxaqueños Recipe

Stuffed with chicken and mole, these tamales Oaxaqueños or Oaxacan-Style Tamales, come from the State of Oaxaca in Mexico. They are simple to make and absolutely delicious. Learn how to make them step-by-step. In partnership with Maseca There are several types of Oaxacan-style tamales. The most common are stuffed with chicken and mole; however, whatever…

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Red Chilaquiles Recipe

This Red Chilaquiles recipe, a classic Mexican breakfast, features tortillas, salsa, cheese, and eggs. Learn how to make it using our step-by-step instructions and video below. Buen Provecho! What are…

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