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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Mexican Hot Chocolate is one of my favorite wintertime drinks, and something I would get every year while walking around my neighborhood looking at the Christmas lights. It is rich, warming, and has a kick of spice which really makes it something special. This recipe 

Esquites (Mexican Corn Cups Street Food)

Esquites (Mexican Corn Cups Street Food)

Esquites are a popular Mexican street food snack which consist of grilled corn kernels mixed in a spiced tangy mayonnaise and cheese. Usually served in paper cups for a few pesos on the streets of Mexico, Esquites can definitely fit the party atmosphere. They can 

Baja California Shrimp Tacos With Pineapple Salsa

Baja California Shrimp Tacos With Pineapple Salsa

Growing up in Southern California I probably had tacos at least twice a week, and Baja California style shrimp and fish tacos were my favorite. In fact, now that I live in Europe where corn tortillas are hard to find, I make seafood tacos quite 

Grilled Octopus Tacos With Pineapple And Shallot Salsa

Grilled Octopus Tacos With Pineapple And Shallot Salsa

I’m a big fan of octopus, and in fact I uploaded my recipe for balsamic grilled octopus with polenta my very first week of food/recipe blogging. For this Grilled Octopus Tacos with pineapple and shallot salsa recipe I’m going with a more Mexican beach food 

Tacos de Lengua

Tacos de Lengua

Tacos de Lengua, or tongue tacos, are a very popular Mexican street food. Actually they are a very popular food in general as many Mexican households will cook tongue regularly. I recently make a long and detailed article for how to cook beef tongue and 

Make Quesabirria Tacos At Home

Make Quesabirria Tacos At Home

This recipe is a follow up to my basics post for How To Make Beef Birria, which I have been eating in different ways for the past four days. I find that one of the best things about stew meats…they last a while and are 

Into the Fire? Making a Spicy Meal (but Not Too Spicy)

Into the Fire? Making a Spicy Meal (but Not Too Spicy)

Spice is something that can be an acquired taste. Whether you are hosting a dinner party or trying to impress someone, a spicy meal can make or break the event. When it is too spicy, it can eradicate any taste. If you’re cooking for someone 

Beef Birria

Beef Birria

Birria is a traditional Mexican stew that originates from Jalisco. It has gained in popularity over the last few years due to some inventive street taco vendors making the delicious quesabirria. Traditionally birria is make with goat, but as that’s harder to find than beef, 

How To Cook Beef Tongue

How To Cook Beef Tongue

While not too popular in America, beef tongue is quite popular in Europe and Latin America. If you have never had it before it can be quite intimidating and even a bit off putting. However, if you can find the time and courage to put 

Paloma

Paloma

The Paloma cocktail is technically a mixed drink in that the traditional recipe only has two ingredients: tequila and Fresca (a grapefruit soda). That makes it basically the Mexican version of a rum and Coke or a vodka soda. However, today is Cinco de Mayo