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Fresas Borrachas: Boozy Strawberry Shots

¡Feliz Día del Amor y la Amistad! Can you believe it’s already Valentine’s Day? It feels like only yesterday we were ringing in the New Year and now we’re halfway through February. If time got the best of you and you aren’t fully prepared for Valentine’s Day, here’s a recipe that requires no cooking and very minimal prep work. It’s one that you can enjoy with an amigo, amor, or amante. ¡Salud! Read More…

Helado de queso (Mexican Cheese Ice Cream)

Have you ever tried helado de queso? This recipe takes me back to my childhood when I first tasted something very similar at my uncle Rogelio’s restaurant in Mexico City. Read More…

Famous Family Fiesta Jello

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

When my family gathers for the holidays there are a few staple dishes that we all look forward to each year – aside from the tamales, of course. This particular recipe has been handed down for three generations and quickly became a family favorite when my mother and I began making it.
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Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream to Die For

National Chocolate Day is observed on October 28 and celebrates all things chocolate. Cacao, which has been cultivated for at last three thousand years, is grown in Mexico and other parts of the world and is the key ingredient in America’s favorite flavor: chocolate. Read More…

Mexico City: Baking Pan Dulce with Dulce Hogar’s Eliceo Lara

This summer while in Mexico I learned to make Mexican sweet bread. Amado and I took a 5:45 a.m. flight to Mexico City and hit the ground running the minute we landed. While Amado bonded with his cousins, I took a pan dulce class with Eliceo Lara, a professional baker, cake decorator, and food blogger based in the Las Américas neighborhood in northern Mexico City. This is where I finally met one of my blogger amigas Daniela Cho of The Spiced Kitchen and together we learned to make conchas and other traditional breads.
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