Mexican Squash Pasta with Chorizo Meat Sauce

All squash varieties are members of the Curcurbita family. They come in varying colors, textures, shapes, sizes, and a range of flavors. The three main categories of the Curcurbita family are: Curcurbita pepo– include but not limited too zucchini, summer squashes, acorn, and spaghetti squash Curcurbita maxima– includes but not limited too: banana squash, and pumpkin Curcurbita […]

Mexican Chicken Tortilla Pie

This really isn’t a Mexican dish, but a recipe invention out of New Mexico. New Mexico uses a lot of traditional Mexican ingredients, but they make their own culinary inventions. Review an article that we posted with a blog guest who explained the difference between Mexican and Tex-Mex food, the information could also apply to […]

Homemade Guacamole and Mexican Salsa

Norma has joined us again here at Splendid Recipes and More (SRandM) to share more with us about the Tastes of Mexico (link here for previous post with Norma: Mexican vs. Tex-Mex: What is the Difference? ). SRandM: So Norma, welcome again to Splendid Recipes and More. Norma: Thank you. I am glad to be […]

Mexican Desserts to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

  If you hear “Mexican food,” your thoughts may instantly turn to enchiladas, burritos, guacamole, Pico de Gallo and fajitas. But what comes after those savory, spicy delights? Something sweet, of course! The best way to wrap up a delicious Mexican meal is with a classic Mexican dessert. Sweet and decadent, the three tasty desserts […]

Mexican Huevos Divorciados

Mexican cuisine is a mix of indigenous Mesoamerican cooking with European, especially Spanish, elements added after the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in the 16th century. The basic food ingredients remain the same, or what is native to the culture, such as corn, beans and chili peppers, but the Europeans introduced a large number […]

Traditional Mexican Sopes

The traditional sope is a recipe from Mexico. Through out Mexico (depending on the reign) sopes are prepared, using local ingredients and adding salsas and toppings, resulting in great regional variety. The distinctive characteristic of the sope is the pinched sides. Though there are also flat sopes resembling a thick tortilla or a tostada. The most common variation […]

Mexican Marinated Steak Fajitas

This flavorful Mexican fajita recipe is sure to become a family favorite. The following recipe will cook up best in a cast iron skillet. The recommended size, is about a 12 inch skillet. Fajitas can be made with beef or chicken, your choice. To get that wonderful sizzle at home, serve on pre-heated individual cast […]

Chocolate Mexican Coffee Cake

The process for making chocolate and cocoa powder is made by first grinding cacao nibs into a cocoa mass, which is then liquefied into a paste known as chocolate liquor. After the cocoa butter is forced out of the chocolate liquor by either a press or a special technique known as the Broma method, the […]