Category Archives: Mexican

Easy-Cheesy Quesadilla!

Hi! This is Nikita again. Today I made quesadillas! A quesadilla is basically a Mexican grilled cheese with queso which means 'cheese' in Spanish. The quesadillas I made needed one tomato, some Canadian bacon, and some green onion. The cheese I used was mozzarella. I first cut all my ingredients into small pieces ( with the mozzarella you can...
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Spicy Salsa

Spicy tomato-based sauce is a great addition to  meat, fish or other dishes. It's most popular in the US as a dip with chips. I usually make this salsa in August or September when I have lots of tomatoes and jalapenos in my garden. This sauce I keep in a jars, with tightly closed lids, in the refrigerator.  I...
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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 the...
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Salmon Ceviche with Mango

Light, flavorful dish, this tasty appetizer looks wonderful in small bowls or martini glasses. The flavor of salmon is perfect with cucumber and mango, but be sure to use fresh fish for this dish. Perfect when eaten on hot summer days. Fresh, delicious and low calorie appetizer!...
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Fish Ceviche on Corn Tortillas

Ceviche is a Latin American dish of raw fish or seafood marinated in citrus juice. Every Latin American country has given ceviche their own unique take and style. In Peru, it is served with slices of cold sweet potatoes or corn, and in Ecuador - with popcorn, potato chips, nuts, and corn, where as in Mexico, we ate ceviche...
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Carne Asada

The dish is commonly prepared in the northern and western parts of Mexico and in the American Southwest. Carne asada means ‘roasted beef’ but in reality it’s cooked on a grill. Before grilling, the meat is marinated in an olive oil with salt, lime juice, garlic powder and pepper. It’s best to use flank steak...
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Fried chillies

For this recipe, you can change the pepper or chili depending on the amount of heat you want. I prefer something more mild but you can use jalepenos or even hotter peppers if you like. It's very easy and a traditional Spanish dish you'll find at many bars....
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Guacamole

One of the best-loved Mexican salsas. There are so many recipes for guacamole, which differ by various additives, spices as well as cutting the ingredients different sizes. I will write a very simple and quick recipe that you can eat with tortilla chips. Use any avocados, but make sure they are ripe....
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