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Mexican food

Food & Drink Recipes & Chefs

Green Chicken Chalupas with Herdez Salsa Verde + Win a Trip to Mexico

October 20, 2017

Growing up as a child, our parents would always reminded us to be proud of our Mexican culture and cherish our traditions, food was no exception. In our household, holiday gatherings were never small and preparing the family meal was an all team effort. Food was always the main attraction at our family events and it was an all day celebration.  There were no shortcuts to our meals, everything was made from scratch.  Over time the family grew and time…

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Taquitos de Lengua with Nopal Corn Tortillas

May 25, 2017

This post was sponsored by HERDEZ®. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Tacos de Lengua (beef tongue) and Taco de Cabeza (beef head) are very popular in taquerias all over Mexico.  In fact, I’m sure you’ve come across it on taco truck menus or any authentic Mexican restaurant in the U.S.  Growing up my mom would make tacos de lengua regularly, since it was my dad’s favorite dish.  My mom would bring the lengua home from the local Mexican market…

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Easy Slow Cooker Pozole Rojo de Puerco Recipe

December 26, 2016

Pozole is a hearty rich Mexican stew, that originated in the state of Jalisco, Mexico and is traditionally prepared during special occasions or holidays. The main ingredient is hominy-dried white or yellow corn kernels that have been boiled and soaked in slake lime to remove the hull, and then drained, rinsed, and cooked for about 2 hours. Pozole also contains onions, garlic, and chiles and most often made with pork – or sometimes chicken and it’s broth – and is…

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Exploring Tortilla Jo’s Bottomless Mimosa Brunch in Downtown Disney

April 3, 2016

Where’s the best bottomless mimosa brunch in Downtown Disney? Search no more, we may have found your next Sunday funday location. Downtown Disney just became the happiest place to have brunch.  That’s right, you can now enjoy bottomless mimosas with a fabulous Mexican cuisine at Tortilla Jo’s.  Just in time too, don’t you think?  With Mother’s Day around the corner and summer soon approaching us, rolling out of bed on the weekends will have its perks–like feasting on a delicious…

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#KnorrCelebrations: Mexican Pasta de Fideos with Shrimp a la Diabla

March 22, 2016

Sponsored post by Lunchbox Sopa de fideo is one of the most traditional soup recipes in my home.  I remember as a child my mom would always make this delicious soup when we got home from school.  In fact, you’ll find this thin pasta in most Mexican homes.  I guess you can say it’s our version of spaghetti, but in a juicy warm tomato based chicken broth.  If you go to any Latin market, you’ll find two types of “fideo”,…

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Easy Mouthwatering Chorizo & Queso Empanadas

December 28, 2015

It is said that empanadas first appeared in Portugal, around the time of the establishments of trade routes to India, which some may believe they were influenced by the Indian samosas.  Could be true, if you think about it, they are very similar in taste, just different fillings.  In Galicia and Portugal, empanadas are prepared similar to a large pie which is then cut into pieces to make it a portable and hearty meal for people at work. The fillings…

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Food & Drink Restaurants

Mexicano Restaurant: Taste the Real Flavors of Mexico

June 23, 2015

The duo behind La Casita Mexicana, Chefs Jaime Martin Del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu have arrived in Los Angeles Baldwin Hills Crenshaw area with their authentic flavors and heirloom family recipes.  The long time business partners and friends for more than fifteen years have opened a new delicious authentic Mexican Cuisine location called Mexicano Restaurant and it’s delicious! Just like La Casita Mexicana in Bell, both restaurants aren’t your typical Mexican-American cuisines, meaning, you won’t find tacos and burritos here. In fact, if you…

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