August 14, 2017

The Perfect Dessert Storm – Mexican Sweet Treats Eaten Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Oh did we say a late night snack as well? If you come across a local, and suggest dessert, one word will likely be spoken – […]
July 17, 2017

Make Today Ceviche Day! Recipe Enclosed

Oh la la, fresh and glorious ceviche! I don’t think anyone needs an excuse to eat this delicious dish. Seafood could not be fresher and a […]
April 26, 2017
Cristobal Tamariz

The Chemistry of Flavors with Chef Cristobal Tamariz

My guest on today’s podcast, Cristobal Tamariz, is the owner of Riviera Maya Food Tours. Cristobal believes the best way to preserve a country’s culture is […]
April 7, 2017

The History of the Empanada – Happy Empanada Day!

Did you know that every single country in the world has their unique version of the empanada? Did you know that the first evidence of a […]
April 4, 2017

Fabulous Easter Mexican Recipe – Chipotle Lamb Chops

Lamb is not as popular in Mexico as pork, chicken and fish, but it is used for festivals, and particularly at Easter. This lamb dish rocks […]
April 3, 2017

Habanero Chili – Yucatan Peninsula Specialty- Recipes Included

On a recent trip to Merida where I joined Chef Mario in one of his cooking classes at the Los Dos Cooking School, we had a […]
February 22, 2017

National Margarita Day – Check Out This New Recipe

Oh the smell and taste of a great margarita. Mexico is famous for this limey-salty-sweet tequila based drink that takes you to the beach after every […]
January 30, 2017

Mexican Street Food – Tamales – Mexico’s Comfort Food

  If you have never had a tamale then you don’t know Mexico! This is the country’s comfort food and sold on street corners everywhere. If […]
December 2, 2016

Been There Have Not Done It – New Local Food Tour In the Riviera Maya

Excited! There are a lot of things that gets my travel groove on but food, specifically local food, puts me over the top. A new food […]
November 21, 2016

Make a Mexican Fiesta – Breakfast – Every Time!

Migas, Papadzules, and Papas con Chorizo. Now this is what we call breakfast and will start your day off right! We love the Mexican Breakfast tradition. […]
November 7, 2016

Mexican Snacks Beyond Chips and Salsa

Mexican snacks are abundant. There are salty, crunchy, sour and sweet options that most North Americans have never heard of. We can report that they are […]
September 23, 2016
Salsa Verses Mole - Is There a Difference?

Salsa Verses Mole – Is There a Difference?

Who the heck has discussions like this. Well we do as we really, truly want to understand Mexican cooking and Mexican food. Let me share the […]
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