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...]
Mexican Side Dishes
Pair dinner with some of these yummy Mexican Side Dishes.
Loaded with flavor and easy to eat. They are sure to spice up any meal.
At every Mexican party or fiesta - birthdays, Sunday afternoon carne asada, Quinceañera - you will certainly see a big bowl of this traditional dish: Ensalada de Coditos.I’m pretty sure we took it from the Americans, at least that’s my sneaking suspicion - a little cross … [Read more...]
You know when you’re at a Mexican taco stand, listening to the chop, chop, chopping of meat ... Mmm! That's a mouthwatering sound!!Right next to the salsas, usually you’ll see charred chiles. These are not just any chiles. They are called: Chiles Toreados.They elevate … [Read more...]
Arroz Blanco, or Mexican White Rice, is an easy-to-make side dish that is perfect for any and all Mexican food. Watch the VIDEO or follow along the step-by-step photos to recreate this yummy recipe.Arroz Blanco reminds me so much of Tía. I lived with her and her family … [Read more...]