Shrimp is one of this world’s most popular foods. Shrimp appears in cuisines all over the globe; places like the United States, India, Australia, Italy, many countries across South America, and hundreds more all gulf down shrimp.
Sizzling fajitas are one of the best and most exciting authentic Mexican foods to eat. However, skipping the meat counter is a great way to save money and load up on healthy vegetables. With this great recipe, you will not even miss the meat as the Portobello mushrooms and bell peppers add texture and substance.
With summer upon us, it is time to dream up some new summer cocktails that are as cool as they are tasty!
Do you want to try something new, make something a little out of the ordinary? Well, it’s a little tricky, but when done right Mexican Lasagna is a perfect change of pace dish!
Before getting into the details, you should know the name “Mexican Lasagna” is a little misleading. The dish did not actually originate in Mexico, but was the creation of Mexican food enthusiasts in the United States. The dish is also not at all a lasagna; although the two look similar, they do not actually share any of the same ingredients. Mexican Lasagna is more of a casserole than anything.
It might surprise you to learn that the food of the original inhabitants of Mexico was almost entirely vegetarian and fat-free. Influence from Spain inspired the use of ingredients like lard (solidified pork fat). American cooks further popularized preparing Mexican dishes loaded with fatty ground red meat and cheese.
Your favorite Mexican food can still be healthy by making simple substitutions. These recipes for healthy Mexican food go easy on the dairy and use fresh vegetables, lean protein, and fiber-rich beans to get the same great taste with less saturated fat and calories. [Read more…]
With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about your celebration!
Cinco de Mayo is not just a popular holiday in Mexico, but also in the United States. The holiday marks the anniversary of the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Many Americans confuse Cinco de Mayo with the Mexican Independence Day. A totally separate holiday, Mexican Independence Day, or “Grito de Dolores” is celebrated on September 16th each year. [Read more…]
Mexican food has become wildly popular around the globe and especially in the United States. When you think of Mexican food, your mind (probably directed by your taste buds) usually imagines spicy salsas, sizzling fajitas, and overstuffed burritos. An equally worthy, yet less celebrated part of Mexican food is the delicious seafood dishes. Mexico has over 6,000 miles of coastline, including the Gulf of Mexico, the Sea of Cortez, and the Pacific Ocean. Year round, Mexican families enjoy the delicious seafood produced from the vast surrounding waters. [Read more…]
If you’re thinking about visiting Mexico, you might automatically think of crowded beaches in Cancun. However there’s a long list of things to do in Mexico that you might not know about. From the culture to the nature, there’s a vast array of opportunities for you to explore. You just have to decide what you have time for!
Mexico is famed for the afternoon siesta. Traditionally, the siestas can last for as long as two hours. This is in part to simply avoid working during the hottest part of the day, when the temperatures rise to dangerous levels, making it difficult to work outside.
Chips and dip is a staple of the well-balanced party food table, and probably even the most important part. You gotta have salsa, and you gotta have something cheesy. Sure, could break out the pre-made yellow goopy imposter that calls itself “queso,” or you could opt to really impress people with this easy recipe from The Food Network for something way more fun: Queso Fundido!