Mexican

Michelada Recipe and Happy New Year!

4 comments December 31, 2013
Michelada

I have always been a big fan of Michelada, a beer based Mexican cocktail. While living in Colombia, I often went to a Mexican restaurant in Medellín where I always ordered this wonderful drink. Last week, I was thinking about that restaurant and began craving Micheladas. So, I made my own Michelada cocktail and it […]

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Tacos para el Desayuno (Breakfast Tacos)

10 comments May 19, 2012
Breakfast Tacos

Hola Everyone, May always marks the beginning of the “warm weather” season in my mind. Summer is in the air, what a wonderful time for my kids and me. To celebrate the season, here’s a Breakfast Taco, and the best part is, it’s a super easy recipe. It’s perfect for breakfast, lunch, a weeknight dinner, […]

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Roasted Tomato Salsa

9 comments May 2, 2012
Roasted Tomato Salsa

If you are a regular reader, you know that I am a fan of Mexican food, and one of my favorite snacks are chips with salsa. My obsession for scratch cooking comes with its drawbacks however, as it won’t allow me to open up a jar of store bought salsa. So, I make my own, […]

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Taquitos o Flautas de Pollo (Chicken Taquitos or Flautas)

13 comments April 23, 2012
Taquitos de Pollo

Mexican Flautas or Taquitos, what’s the difference? The basic idea is the same, they’re tacos filled with various ingredients of your choice, rolled like a cigar and then fried. The difference seems to be in name only, from what I can tell. It would appear that Taquitos is the name used is the United States […]

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Quesadilla para el Desayuno (Breakfast Quesadilla)

7 comments April 9, 2012
Breakfast Quesadilla

Corn and flour tortillas are a staple in my pantry. I love making quesadillas, enchiladas, tacos, homemade chips with salsa, burritos, etc. Quesadillas are a quick and delicious lunch, and the variations are endless. I made these quesadillas for breakfast just the other day and they were absolutely fantastic. Buen provecho!

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Burrito de Pollo (Chicken Burrito)

7 comments August 24, 2011
Chicken Burrito

I have to admit that I don’t like leftovers. There’s something about day-old food that usually makes me feel sick. There are some exceptions of course, like arroz con pollo or homemade beans, but if I can create a new dish using older ingredients, like day old roasted chicken, then that makes for a better […]

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Tilapia Quesadillas with Guacamole

10 comments August 18, 2011
Tilapia Quesadillas

Here’s a delicious, easy to make dish for tonight. There’s lots to love about this quesadilla but the best part is that it adapts to whatever fish you like. Accompany the quesadillas with guacamole for added flavor. Buen provecho!

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