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Chocoflan (Impossible Cake) Recipe (+ Tips for Avoiding Failure

I wanted to make this remarkable cake for a fiesta party, but the first two attempts were total failures. The third time around was perfection and raves from the friends and family on the both the taste and the presentation. Learn from my mistakes below and get your layered, sweet Impossible Chocoflan to turn out …

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Great Gift Ideas for Mexican Food Lovers

Whatever the occasion, you can’t go wrong with these popular gift ideas for that friend or family member who loves to prepare Mexican food. Whether they’re a beginner or advanced cook, there’s a fun and useful gift for everyone! 1. Tortilla press If your loved one has been cooking Mexican food for a while, they’ll …

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Homemade Corn Tortillas: Using a Tortilla Press

There is no doubt that it is easier to buy corn tortillas rather than make them, but homemade tortillas are 100 times tastier! A tortilla press is helpful if you want the perfect thickness and size, but the ingredients themselves couldn’t be simpler: masa, water and salt. Watch how mi amiga from the Bajío region …

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Best Tomato and Pepper Varieties for a Salsa Garden: + Salsa Recipe

Home-grown beats store-bought every time, and that goes for salsa as well! If you’re short on space but would still like to be able to dip your tortilla chips in a homemade salsa made from veggies grown on your own balcony or deck, why not whip up a little salsa container garden? Here’s how to …

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Baja-Style Fish Taco Recipe: (with Avocado Cream & Pickled Onions)

Grilling does not have to be limited to the outdoors. You can use an indoor grill (or a “comal”) to get blackened or grilled white fish that are perfect for making healthy fish tacos. Add some avocado cream, pickled onions and a white Baja style sauce and you’ll have the best homemade Mexican fish tacos …

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Spicy Mexican Fruit Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing

This fresh fruit salad made with crunchy jicama, tropical sweet mangoes, and cool cucumbers is enhanced with a ginger lime dressing and sprinkled with chile-lime salt for a finish. A riff on the popular Mexican street food sold in cups. Jump to: RECIPE | Ingredients and Substitutions | The Perfect Mexican Dressing | More Summer …

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Mexican Street Food: Fruit cups with Tajín or Chamoy Sauce

Chile lime salt (aka Tajín) sprinkled over fruits and vegetables is a popular Mexican snack, often served in small cups in Latin America as Mexican street food. Tajín is the “brand name” of the ubiquitous chile lime salt, but a homemade DIY version is much fresher, allowing the simple ingredients (only 3 ingredients!) to stand …

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