Ultimate Guacamole Dip

guacamole dip recipe

The first time I had guacamole, I really wasn’t a big fan. That is probably because the dip was either store bought or made in a blender so the consistency was runny. Then I had my first guacamole made table side at a restaurant and the whole flavor was completely different. The dip was thick … Read more

Cochinita Pibil – Yucatan Slow Cooked Pork

Cochinita pibil, also known as puerco pibil or cochinita con achiote, is a traditional slow cooked pork dish from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. While it is available in many restaurants, the best cochinita is often found in small street stands throughout Yucatan cities. Due to the long cooking time of the dish, stands will … Read more

Pickled Red Onions with Habanero Peppers

mexican pickled onions

While traveling through the Yucatan area of Mexico, we found one local condiment that made most local dishes that we tried just that much better. In the Yucatan almost every taco and most sandwiches are dressed spicy pickled onions – Escabeche de Cebolla. The idea is to enhance the flavor of grilled and slow cooked … Read more

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe

Chicken Enchilada is one of my favorite soup recipes for a few reasons. A nice basic vegetable and chicken soup is nice, but add to that a little bit of spice, a thicker consistency with the addition of corn flour (masa harina), and a good dose of cheese. The soup just gets better by piling … Read more

Chilaquiles with Black Beans and Eggs

Egg Chilaquiles with Black Beans

When I first heard about Mexican Chilaquiles, I wasn’t so sure about them. A breakfast food made with tortilla chips and eggs, like breakfast nachos, could be either amazing or a complete disaster. As it turns out, they are delicious and are now one of my favorite brunch dishes. The tortilla chips become slightly softened … Read more

Red Enchilada Chile Sauce

Red Enchilada Chili Sauce

If you love Mexican food then having a good red enchilada sauce is essential. This versatile sauce is used not only to make classic enchiladas, but can also be modified to use with fish, as part of a base for slow cooked dishes such as Barbacoa Beef, or in one of our favorite brunch dishes … Read more

Black Bean Dip With Cheese and Cilantro

spicy black bean dip

After spending several months traveling through Europe last year, we decided to hop over to Mexico to ride out the winter. And we very quickly started making some of our favorite dishes with one of my favorite spices (which was difficult for us to find in Italy and Eastern Europe) — fresh cilantro (or coriander). I … Read more

Slow Cooked Barbacoa Beef Tacos

Barbacoa Tacos Recipe

Barbacoa is one of our favorite slow-cooked beef recipes – with a Mexican accent! Barbacoa is actually a dish that comes from the Caribbean, where the term “barbecue” originated. Over time the recipe has evolved. In Mexico, where we became acquainted with the dish, barbacoa refers to meat that was originally slow cooked in clay … Read more

Sunrise Quesadillas

sunrise-quesadilla

This is an easy Mexican inspired recipe for 2. The crispy tortillas along with fluffy eggs, bacon and mild cheese come together perfectly to make a dish that is great for brunch or a light dinner. Here are some additional Mexican inspired recipes you might enjoy! Pin or bookmark the recipe for later! Previously published by the author in: