What Is A Cantina?

What Is A Cantina? - Ixtapa Mexican Grill & CantinaOver the last several years, the number of Mexican “cantinas” has increased greatly. While this brings much joy to those who love authentic Mexican food, tradition, and culture, it also has caused some to wonder what exactly a cantina is. This article will help you understand the cantina is, and where it originated.

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Fresh Salsa Recipe Mexican Style

Fresh Salsa Recipe Mexican Style - Ixtapa Mexican GrillWho does not love a great salsa? Mild, medium, spicy, green, red, and so many more are all delicious. Very few dishes across cultures, especially in Mexican cuisine, aren’t helped incredibly by a touch of salsa. At this point salsa is so commonplace that many of us take it for granted, and has become the stable of condiments for many meals at home and in restaurants.

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Great Vegetarian Fajita Recipe

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.

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A Delicious Twist: Mexican Lasagna

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.

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Mexican Hot Chocolate

The origin of Mexican hot chocolate can be traced back to the Aztecs and Mayans, dating as far back as 1900 B.C.E. [Read more…]

How to Make Ceviche

Ceviche is a bright, citrusy dish that is a favorite among shrimp lovers. [Read more…]

How to Make Taco Shells

Tacos are one of the most widely recognizable dishes derived from Mexican culture. [Read more…]

Mexican Eating Habits you Didn’t Know About

In the United States, most of us are accustomed to a timely schedule of breakfast, then lunch, followed by dinner. [Read more…]

What Makes Mexican Chocolate So Different?

Chocolate, even the word sounds so smooth and enticing. The taste of chocolate is desirable across the globe. [Read more…]

Day of the Dead Awakes Again

Day of the Dead is slowly approaching. Day of the Dead is normally celebrated on November 1st and 2nd. [Read more…]