Category Archives: Mexican Recipes

Best Banana Bread Recipe

We consider this to The Best Banana Bread Recipe but I am sure there are those that have their own recipes that would disagree with me. That’s fair. There are a great number of Banana Bread recipes out there. The … Continue reading



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Spiced Watermelon Margarita

It is watermelon season here in Mexico so lets make a Spiced Watermelon Margarita. Actually it seems to me that it is always watermelon season here in Mexico. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t see a pickup parked … Continue reading



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Discover A BLT with Creamy Avocado Spread

Just for fun a little change lets make a BLT with Creamy Avocado Spread. I am always doing things like this because I do not want to get set in a pattern of eating the same thing every time. When … Continue reading



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Orange Fennel Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

What, you say, Fennel and blood oranges in Mexico? Well yes, you can grow or purchase both items here in the Puerto Vallarta area. Although I have not found any starter plants for blood oranges, I will. (Orange Fennel Salad … Continue reading



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Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup

 Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup is one of those go to light soups that taste so good when the summer heat makes turning on a stove something that you want to avoid at all costs.    



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Sweet Spicy Chicken Wings

If Sweet Spicy Chicken Wings didn’t get their start here in Mexico they sure should have. Chipotle peppers are really dried smoked jalapeno peppers. It is a process that I might write about one day but today it is all … Continue reading



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Torta Ahogada Mexico’s Drowned Sandwich

A new friend from England asked me to re-post the recipe for Torta Ahogada Mexico’s Drowned sandwich. There are many different recipes for the sauce, which is as important as the sandwich. Some recipes use only arbol chiles while others … Continue reading



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Mexico’s Pickled Onions

Mexico’s Pickled Onions or Escabeche De Cebolla as they are known as here in Mexico are a “must have” to serve with your lunch time meals. They are used to top many of the dishes such as tostados and volvanos.  … Continue reading



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Lemony Basil Chicken with Penne Pasta

Lemony Basil Chicken with Penne Pasta takes a little planning ahead but is well worth the little extra work required to make such a great entree to share with family and friends. Although I use Penne Pasta in this recipe, … Continue reading



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Ancho Chicken Quesadillas

Ancho Chicken Quesadillas, while not something we have at our casa all that often, we do whip some up when friends stop over with hungry children. I have found that down here, children seem to always be hungry when visiting … Continue reading



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