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…

The Quesadilla: Simply Scrumptious

The Quesadilla: Simply Scrumptious Jalisco, Mexico If I had to choose one type of cuisine to eat for the rest of my life it would probably have to be Mexican food, I’d better as I live in this beautiful country of Mexico. I mean could I ever get tired of that fresh, deliciously seasoned zesty…

White Chicken Enchiladas

Ontario, Canada This is one of my favorite south of the border meals, easy to make and incredibly satisfying! Rich and creamy, these White Chicken Enchiladas are easy and smothered in a simple sour cream and green chile sauce. The green chiles give them a lot of flavor without too much heat, which makes these…

A Taste Of Mexico: Birria de Res

Jalisco, Mexico   There are so many different recipes for Birria, but all of them use a combination of dried peppers and herbs. The deep robust Mexican flavors that will make your taste buds very happy. I personally enjoy the meat for Tacos Birria but you can enjoy Birria like a beef stew, garnished with…

Tacos Al Pastor: Shepherd’s Taco

Tacos Al Pastor Jalisco, Mexico It is no secret that the best tacos in the world come from Mexico. On every street corner and at every restaurant in Mexico, you can find many different varieties depending on your tastes. Tacos Al Pastor are based on the lamb shawarma brought by Lebanese immigrants to Mexico, al…

Tacos de Canasta: Basket Tacos

Jalisco, Mexico I love these babies, Tacos de Canasta, which literally means “basket tacos”, is an authentic Mexican street food that you will find throughout Mexico. Unlike other street foods Tacos de Canasta are a complete meal. They get their name because they are often sold in the streets of Mexico in baskets. The method…

Mexican Sope: Anytime Of The Day!

Mexican Sope Jalisco, Mexico Sopes are like small tortillas that are thicker and have a border around the edges. This border serves as a barrier to contain all the delicious toppings! Sopes are made with masa (corn flour), usually about 1/3 to 1/2 inch thick, crispy on the outside and soft and tender on the…

Tasty Chicken Tortilla Soup

Tasty Chicken Tortilla Soup Jalisco, Mexico I really never heard of this soup until my first trip to Mexico years ago and now it’s one of my favorites! Living here, I see now it can be found and enjoyed in many local spots of this country. It’s rich, zesty and ultra comforting, with a slightly…

Avocado Cream Soup: Easy Delicious

Avocado Cream Soup Jalisco, Mexico With the abundance of inexpensive avocado’s in Mexico, this easy to make soup is my go to when it’s a soup kind of day and I need something very refreshing. A perfect soup for a summer’s day, it’s savory, creamy and a beautiful summery green. Enjoy this soup hot but…

Beef Barbacoa: Taco Style

Jalisco, Mexico Barbacoa is an amazing, tender and flavorful dish found on any street corner taco stand of Mexico. So if you love Mexican food you’ll love Barbacoa, it’s an authentic Mexican meal that is made with either beef, goat or lamb. The flavor is amazing and it slow cooks to tender perfection! These slow…

Elote: Grilled Mexican Street Corn

Jalisco, Mexico Corn on the Cob, Mexico style! A popular street food called Elote. It’s grilled and covered with the most delicious creamy topping. A tasty handheld appetizer of sweet ears of corn.  Grilled until the kernels are lightly charred and tender. Slathered with a creamy lime topping and cotija cheese. Be sure you brush…

Chile Rellenos: A Mexican Treat

Jalisco, Mexico Absolute favorite this authentic Mexican recipe that has been handed down for generations, originating in the city of Puebla. The roasted poblano peppers stuffed with cheese, dipped in a fluffy egg batter and fried until golden brown! This traditional Mexican dish is easy to make and better than any restaurant version you’ll ever…

Mexican Lasagna – Go For It

Mexican Lasagna Jalisco, Mexico Mexican lasagna is a yummy twist on an old classic. A lasagna with Mexican ingredients and flavors. So good and spicy you’ll be thanking me. Use what you have, try substituting the lasagna noodles with flour tortillas or maybe crispy corn chips for a different texture and experience. I’ve tried all…

Easy Beef Enchiladas: Delish

Easy Beef Enchiladas Jalisco, Mexico I love that there are so many variations of Beef Enchiladas in the foodie world. Beef Enchiladas with an extra tasty, saucy filling, smothered with a homemade enchilada sauce is one of my favorites for sure. Like all good cooking , try taste tweak and make a recipe your own…