As a kid, I remember vividly the men going out on their row boats and returning with fish. My grandfather would chop wood for the fire and clean the fish. I would help in preparing the Pescado Empapelado (Mexican Fish in Foil Packets). The potatoes would go on the fire … [Read more...]
Healthy Mexican Recipes
There are several Healthy Mexican recipes that are good for you and still full of flavor.
Light and delicious. Yes, these type of recipes exist!
Back in Mexico, when we wanted beans, one of us kids would lug an empty stock pot to the tortilleria and pick up freshly made tortillas and frijoles de la olla. Lucky for us, the owner of the store was in love with our aunt, and he would give us a warm tortilla to “butter us … [Read more...]
The other day at the grocery store and saw a super sale. Mangoes and avocados were only 50 cents each. SAY WHAT?! Just a few weeks ago, avocados were $2 each, and you couldn’t even find mangoes on the shelves. I grabbed a few of each. I knew exactly what I wanted to … [Read more...]
Pescado a la Veracruzana, or Veracruz-Style Fish, is a yummy and healthy dish with tons of flavor. Not too spicy and absolutely delicious. Serve with rice. Once when I lived in Tabasco, Mexico, my friend, Esme, wanted to do a road trip to Veracruz. We jumped in Esme’s … [Read more...]