Category Archives: Mexican

Pan De Muerto

Each year on November 1st and 2nd in Mexico as well as in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, people celebrate the Day of the Dead. This is a touching and at the same time joyous holiday  when people remember their dead relatives and ancestors. They believe that the souls of the dead relatives and friends come these days to visit...
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Fish Tacos

Very easy dish to make. For our fish, we used tilapia which has a firm flesh and is easy to find anywhere as well as inexpensive. Also you can add a little feta cheese. It’s important to keep the batter cold so use ice cold beer or club soda when making the batter. It will give you a crunchier...
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Cinco de Mayo

Some people think that Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican Independence Day (16 September), but it is not, Cinco de Mayo is a national holiday in Mexico to celebrate the victory of Mexican forces over the French army at the Battle of Puebla, May 5, 1862. It’s interesting, but the holiday is celebrated more in the United States, especially in...
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Guacamole with Pomegranate Seeds

I could eat avocados every day! Here is another idea for a delicious, creamy guacamole! Pomegranate seeds give the dish a bright color and slightly sweet kick. If you are a lover of spicy food, you can use the seeds from the serrano. And if you add a little bit olive oil, then you'll get a very...
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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Now when it's getting colder and windy outside, this soup is a great idea for your lunch or dinner. Even my kids like to eat this soup. I love how this chicken tortilla soup is both easy to make and satisfying. If you like spicy soup, add jalapeno to the vegetables. True comfort food! (more…)...
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Empanadas

Empanadas need no introduction - popular especially in Latin America and Europe, as well as southwest United States and southeast Asia. Empanadas like pirozhki are little pies with different fillings such as cheese, potatoes, carrots and other vegetables, minced or chopped pork, beef or chicken, shrimp, zucchini blossom, fruits, etc., the fillings are endless but generally...
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