February 14, 2017

History of The Tres Leches Cake With Recipe

  The origin of Tres Leches, the three milk cake now associated with Mexico, is highly disputed. Its history is not. It is pretty easy to […]
February 10, 2017

Vegan Taco Recipe – Veggies Al Pastor

You don’t have to be vegan to love this recipe! And if for any reason you are not a vegetable fan, this recipe will make you […]
October 31, 2016

Traditional Day of the Dead Recipe and Foods

It seems Day of the Dead is going mainstream. I just saw Sugar Skull cakes, Marigold martinis, Apple Habanero Margaritas (?), Skull cookies and Catrina costumes […]
September 30, 2016
Cilantro Pesto Recipe

Chefs Secret Revealed – Grouper with a Fresh Cilantro Pesto

I love pesto and have only had the traditional Italian Basil Pesto on homemade pasta. The other day I was invited up to Puerto Morelos for […]
July 11, 2016
Happy Mojito Day - The History of the Mojito Cocktail

Happy Mojito Day – The History of the Mojito Cocktail

Mojitos take you through a Cuban history lesson, not a Mexican history lesson. So why are we talking about a now famous Cuban drink. Well, we […]
June 17, 2016
Where to Eat Ice Cream in the Riviera Maya

Where to Eat Ice Cream in the Riviera Maya!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. With summer almost here, we are digging up some of the Riviera Maya’s best ice cream […]
May 20, 2016
The Mexican Way to Cool Off on a Hot Day - Ice Cream and Paletas

The Mexican Way to Cool Off on a Hot Day – Ice Cream and Paletas

On a recent trip to Merida in the Yucatan I saw something that I don’t think I have seen for a long time. Ice cream for […]
May 2, 2016
National Salsa Month

National Salsa Month – Get Cooking and Eating

Okay everyone start dancing…oops sorry wrong salsa. The month of May celebrates salsas you eat, not salsas you dance. With Cinco de Mayo just days away, […]
April 8, 2016
National Empanada Day

National Empanada Day -What The Heck is an Empanada Anyway?

Okay so this day has hit a chord for me. Empanadas are my favorite Mexican food!!! Finding a great empanada is like finding a great croissant, […]
February 22, 2016
National Margarita Day

Happy Margarita Day! New Margarita Recipes Enclosed

Did you know that Margarita Day is February 22? Did you know that bars throughout the US celebrate Margarita Day with special pricing and unique recipes? […]
January 15, 2016

International Hot and Spicy Day! – Get Your Chile On

Each culture has a culinary chile and hot spice. United States has Tabasco, Mexico has the habanero. Eastern countries have various chilis, hot sauces and ground […]
November 15, 2015

Happy Guacamole Day! Get Your Local Guacamole Recipe

Guacamole, a favorite snack for many, a basic staple in Mexico. There are many guacamole recipes all over the world, but there is only one, authentic […]
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