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Picking Paleta Molds

Yesterday I kicked off summer with #PaletaWeek 2018. For the third year in a row I’ve invited some of my favorite bloggers and Instagrammers to share delicious popsicle recipes inspired by Mexico. In the past, one of the most common questions I receive is, “Which paleta mold do you use?” In preparation for the paleta party, I’ve decided to shed some light on the matter. Here’s to #PaletaWeek 2018 and staying cool this summer! Read More…

2018 #PaletaWeek Kickoff: Pitaya Coconut Kiwi Paletas

Today we toast to the first day of summer and to my 2018 #PaletaWeek kickoff. And what better way to celebrate than with a delicious paleta? Inspired by Kate of Hola Jalapeño’s Margarita Week, I introduced #PaletaWeek three years ago. It’s been so much fun to see the list of Mexican-inspired popsicles grow and grow, with recipes contributed by some of my absolute favorite chefs, home cooks, and food bloggers.

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{TRES DEL MES} Three Tips from Mexico City Baker Eliceo Lara

It’s no secret that baking is not my forte, but a chance encounter with Mexico City’s beloved baker, Eliceo Lara, inspired me to pull out my rolling pin, sprinkle a bit of flour on my face, and get my bake on. I first crossed paths with Eliceo while on one of my summer trips to Mexico.
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Colorful Kid-Friendly Fruit Kebobs

Many thanks to Dole and #WeAllGrow Latina Network for sponsoring this post; recipe and opinions are my own.

If kid parties stress you out, welcome to the club. In January we celebrated Amado’s fourth birthday in California and while I was excited that we’d finally be able to spend his cumpleaños with family and friends, the last thing I wanted to do was plan an elaborate birthday menu. Read More…

Mandarin Ginger and Honey Paletas

Many thanks to Dole Sunshine Latino and #WeAllGrow Latina Network for sponsoring this post; recipe and opinions are my own.

One of my all-time favorite desserts to make is paletas. I even spearheaded Paleta Week, an entire week that honors Mexico’s sweet treat. The only problem is that when winter rolls around, I miss making paletas. Read More…