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Mexican Gorditas

Mexican Gorditas Jalisco, Mexico What are Gorditas? The term Gordita means “chubby” so essentially, gorditas are thick corn tortillas that have a pocket in the middle. Made for stuffing with delicious Mexican fillings, preferably on the spicy side if you ask me. These are real, authentic, homemade gorditas just like a Mexican Mom would teach you to…

Enfrijoladas: Mexican Enchiladas

Enfrijoladas Jalisco, Mexico Enfrijoladas are one of Mexico’s most common “dinner in a rush” meals. A quick and easy recipe that your family will love. They are one of the most common Mexican dishes for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Stuffed with chicken and chorizo sausage, the corn tortillas are lightly fried in oil and covered…

8 Restaurant Sauces We Love

 8 Restaurant Sauces We Love Jalisco, Mexico I have been getting many requests lately, asking “How do you make this sauce from this restaurant or that sauce from that restaurant”. Well there are so many favorite chain restaurant sauces to share but I put together this list of 8 copy cat sauces. These are the…

Coconut Glazed Grilled Pineapple

Coconut Glazed Grilled Pineapple Jalisco, Mexico This is a no-brainer with the abundance of fresh, inexpensive pineapple and coconut available here in Mexico. You’ll need just a few ingredients and it’s super easy. The perfect sweetness to end a great bbq. Add a dollop of cold vanilla ice cream and man you have heaven for…