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Category Archives: Food & Recipes

Las Tortillas

Category : Food & Recipes Date : Jun - 10 - 17 Posted by : Inside Mexico

The Essential Element of Mexican Cuisine Tortillas are the quintessential staple food of the Mexican diet and cuisine. A flatbread as well as an instrument to eat, the tortilla is now popular all around the world. Tacos, tostadas, chips, quesadillas, enchiladas and burritos wouldn't exist witho Read More

Pastel de las Tres Leches

Category : Food & Recipes Date : May - 12 - 17 Posted by : May

In recent times the Tres Leches cake, or Pastel de las Tres Leches became one of the most popular Mexican Desserts.  It is a sponge cake in many recipes, or a butter cake, soaked in three kinds of milk (thus the name of Tres Leches) : evaporated milk, condensed milk, and heavy whipping cream. Read More

Flan Spanish Custard

Category : Food & Recipes Date : Jan - 06 - 17 Posted by : Alfonso Olvera

  The word Flan comes from the old French flaon, which means custard.  The history of Mexico's  famous dessert goes back to ancient Rome, where domesticated chicken produced too many eggs which then were used to make custard. The Spaniards, when they conquered what is now Mexico, introduce Read More

Rosca de Reyes Recipe

Category : Food & Recipes Date : Dec - 31 - 16 Posted by : Inside Mexico

The Merienda de Reyes is truly a multicultural event.  The Spaniards brought the tradition of celebrating the Epiphany and sharing the Rosca to the New World.  The Rosca is served along with Tamales, made of corn which was the pre-Hispanic food per excel lance, and hot chocolate. Cho Read More

Tamales

Category : Food & Recipes Date : Dec - 30 - 16 Posted by : Inside Mexico

Ingredients 24 Tamales 2 dozen dried cornhusks (can be substituted with 8" X 4" sheets of kitchen parchment) 2 cups. masa harina (corn flour) ⅓ cup lard (can be substituted with margarine or unsalted butter) 1½ tsp baking powder 1½ tsp salt 1½ cups warm stock Soak cornhu Read More

Guacamole

Category : Food & Recipes Date : Oct - 02 - 16 Posted by : Alfonso Olvera

Ingredients : 4 Ripe Haas Avocados Diced or mashed 1tb Lemon juice 2 Tomatoes peeled and chop 1c Onions finely chopped 1t Salt ½ tsp Pepper 1tb Jalapeño Chiles – chopped (1 or 2 depending on tolerance to Picante!) 1tb Fresh cilantro -- chopped Chop or mash the ripe av Read More

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