Category: Mexican Food

Aug 06

Traditional Mexican Mole

The term Mole is a generic name for numerous sauces used in traditional Mexican dishes. The term often refers to a specific sauce called mole poblano if used outside of Mexico. Even though Mole is used to describe a number of sauces, the sauces are all quite different. Some sauces mole can be used to …

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Aug 06

Two Easy Mexican Enchilada Recipes

When it comes to traditional Mexican food, enchiladas are a delicious dish that can be prepared in a short amount of time. Enchiladas traditionally feature a filling wrapped in a flour or corn tortilla. These Mexican delights can be filled with almost anything you have available, including beans, cheese, meat, potatoes, seafood, vegetables or a …

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Aug 06

Easy Mexican Recipe: Chile Rellenos

Chile Rellenos is a traditional Mexican dish that originated in Puebla. The term literally means stuffed chili and is typically made from fresh poblano peppers. In place of a poblano pepper, a Hatch green chili, pasilla, jalapeno chili pepper, Ahaheim, or ancho chili can be used. The dish is usually made by battering a skinless …

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Aug 03

Fish Quesadillas

Cheese-filled masa is known as quesadillas but if you prefer to use seafood, you can make quesadillas with that instead. It might not be one of the more authentic Mexican food recipes but it is often fun to try new things. Maybe you have some fish to use up, in which case this recipe would …

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Jul 26

Easy Mexican Chicken Recipes With Herbs

Beginners to the world of Mexican cuisine will enjoy learning some easy Mexican recipes featuring fresh or dried herbs. Chicken is a great ingredient to use for these because it is economical, easy to work with and versatile. Some recipes call for an entire chicken, usually chopped into pieces, and others will suggest you use …

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Jul 21

Pollo Pibil Recipe – A Famous Yucatan Delicacy

This chicken recipe is well known in the Yucatan area of Mexico and if you have taken a vacation in the Yucatan you might have tasted it before. The recipe is quite simple and you need to marinate the chicken in the garlic and chili-infused bitter orange juice and then wrap it in a banana …

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Jul 12

How To Use Vanilla Beans

A lot of home chefs just reach for the bottle of vanilla extract when they want to add this taste to their traditional Mexican foods or whichever recipes they are making, but the fresh pods are a much better idea. Just like using a stick of cinnamon gives a more authentic flavor than using a …

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Jul 08

Mexican Fish Recipes – How To Make Mexican Cod Stew

Fish might not be the first ingredient to come to mind when you think about traditional Mexican foods, probably because of how chicken and beef tend to dominate the menus at Mexican restaurants. Fish and seafood is popular in Mexico though, especially in areas situated along the coastline. If you have spent a vacation in …

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Jun 25

Two Great Mexican Rice Recipes

Rice is a popular grain in authentic Mexican food recipes and there are different ways to make Mexican side dishes and entrees with it. Make sure you use a good quality stock or broth when making the following recipes, because you will really be able to taste the difference. Also, make sure you cook the …

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Jun 12

Recipe for Mexican Fried Ice Cream

Fried Ice Cream – An Unusual Treat Have you ever tried fried ice cream? Many Mexican restaurants serve it. You can also find another variation at some Asian restaurants. They vary a little from each other, but the basics are the same: a scoop of ice cream is rolled in a breading or batter and …

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