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What are chapulines?

Chapulines, or grasshoppers, have been eaten throughout the world for centuries as a source of protein. In this article you will learn how to prepare...(more)

How do you make homemade flour tortillas?

Soft, homemade flour tortillas are served with traditional Mexican cuisine, such as carne asada, pinto beans, and Spanish rice. ...(more)

Guacamole Recipe

Over the years I have made guacamole all sorts of ways. From adding mangoes to red onions and even Greek yogurt and bacon. However, here...(more)

Dinner

Red Chile Enchiladas with Mushrooms and Onions

Red chile enchiladas are a classic dinner dish in Mexican households and just as delicious the next morning with a fried egg on top. Enchiladas are stuffed corn tortillas with cheese and other fillings and then rolled and baked in a chile sauce. Simple, but, oh so delicious! ...(more)

Caldo de Pollo Recipe

This hearty chicken soup called in Spanish as "Caldo de Pollo" warms the soul and since it is filled with lots of roasted vegetables, is good for you, too. ...(more)

What are favorite foods during Las Posadas in Mexico?

A beautiful Christmas tradition that comes from Spain, Las Posadas translates in English as "the inns" or "the lodgings" and symbolizes the Biblical journey of Mary and Joseph as they searched for shelter in Bethlehem before the birth of Jesus....(more)

Latin Food

What is Menudo

The soup menudo is a traditional Mexican dish; a spicy soup made with tripe....(more)

What is Mexican Chocolate?

Across the globe people are in love with chocolate. However, there is a difference from country to county on how chocolate tastes, and it's no different in Mexico. In this article, you will learn more about the sweet and nutty Mexican Chocolate. ...(more)

What is a Coquito?

A coquito is an eggnog-like drink typically served with alcohol and is commonly associated with Puerto Rico and Christmas/New Year's holidays....(more)

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Stephen Chavez offers more than 20 years of experience working with major food and beverage companies helping them connect with Latino consumers, including Kellogg, Kraft Foods, Chef Merito, and Cazadores Tequila to name a few. Taking his passion for food into the culinary blogosphere, he co-founded and edits the popular... Read More

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