<data:blog.pageTitle/>

Mexican

Prickly Pear and Coconut Water Smoothie + July’s YBR Signup

Thumbnail image for Prickly Pear and Coconut Water Smoothie + July’s YBR Signup July 27, 2014

When the sun is blazing and it feels like you could (literally) fry an egg on the top of your head, you need a refreshing drink. I knew it was going to be hot in the tropics but Jesus, it’s really hot! Does that sound like I’m complaining? I’m not. Getting to live in eternal […]

11 comments Recipe and full article here..

Mexican Exotic and Tropical Fruits

Thumbnail image for Mexican Exotic and Tropical Fruits July 24, 2014

One of the things I most looked forward to before arriving in (or should I say, moving back to) Mexico was all of the exotic and tropical fruits; many of which I’d only seen pictures of, and others I had not tasted since my childhood visits to Mexico. These past eight months have been wonderful […]

14 comments Recipe and full article here..

Yucatan #Avocados: A New Culinary Discovery

Thumbnail image for Yucatan #Avocados: A New Culinary Discovery July 14, 2014

Happy Monday amigos! I have a very casual post to share with you today, just a little talk about a new type of avocado I discovered this weekend. This giant green fruit you see is called an agucate de Yucatan or Yucatan avocado. I’ve never come across Yucatecan avocados and certainly not such huge ones. […]

8 comments Recipe and full article here..

10 Pitahaya Facts and A Refreshing Lime-Pitahaya Summer Drink

Thumbnail image for 10 Pitahaya Facts and A Refreshing Lime-Pitahaya Summer Drink July 6, 2014

It doesn’t matter if you’ve ever tasted or held one in your hands, I think you’d agree that pitahayas are one of the most interesting, exotic and beautiful fruits in existence. A couple of days ago I got to eat pitahaya again for the second time in my life. Last time I simply ate the […]

12 comments Recipe and full article here..

Chorizo and Spinach Tacos + A Couple of Notes on Mexican Cuisine

Thumbnail image for Chorizo and Spinach Tacos + A Couple of Notes on Mexican Cuisine June 6, 2014

Chorizo was one of the best sausages ever invented. Thank you Spain for getting the chorizo movement started. In our modern world not only does Spanish chorizo exist but there’s also Portuguese, Goan, Filipino, Cajun, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Panamanian, Dominican and a ton of South American varieties. This pork sausage has spread around the world […]

11 comments Recipe and full article here..

Mostachones: A Mexican Milk Candy with a Love Story

Thumbnail image for Mostachones: A Mexican Milk Candy with a Love Story May 28, 2014

Have you ever spent a day and a half working on something just to have it go bad and have to start all over again? That’s my story these past 48 hours. So to avoid getting overly frustrated (angry) I thought I’d step aside from that project and share something sweet with you all. Why […]

14 comments Recipe and full article here..

Jicama with Lime Juice and Tajin Chile Powder: The Only Mexican Snack You’ll Need This Summer!

Thumbnail image for Jicama with Lime Juice and Tajin Chile Powder: The Only Mexican Snack You’ll Need This Summer! May 25, 2014

Jic-a-what? Let’s begin with the pronunciation, it is hee-kama. Jicama is a round, hard, watery root vegetable with Mexican origins — in fact the word “jicama” is a (Mexican) Spanish word. Though it was first discovered in what is modern day Mexico, jicama can now be found across other Central, South and North American countries […]

40 comments Recipe and full article here..