Tag: Mexican cuisine

La Bandera

Now that Cinco the Mayo is over, we can get back to the real party:  Spring. We have had some great weather here in Wisconsin and every year I am amazed by the beauty of everything around us coming to life.  You can almost see the plants grow! […]

Rice and Garbanzo Soup

This recipe comes from a cookbook I found and then lost and then found again. As a student in Ann Arbor, Michigan, I came across this book, The Best 125 Meatless Mexican Dishes by Susan Geiskopf –Hadler and Mindy Toomay, at AfterWords, a bookstore near the corner of […]

Cazuela de Huevos

Cazuela de Huevos means  “egg casserole” in Spanish.  But this casserole is much more than just eggs.  It has many of the flavors I love, which is why I noticed it in one of my favorite cookbooks, 1,000 Mexican Recipes by Marge Poore. On the weekend, we enjoy […]

Mole de Olla

This is Mexican comfort food. I remember my Mom making a similar soup and I can tell you that this is a great way to get kids to eat their vegetables. I loved the large, flavorful pieces of zucchini, carrot and corn, even when I was 5 years […]

Watermelon and Tequila Cooler

For me, watermelon is a flavor that reminds me of “summer.” Though we are a couple weeks away from the summer solstice, we are enjoying summer-like weather here in Madison. Everything is green, the birds are singing and our dogs are enjoying their time romping around the yard. […]

Torito de Mango

Thankfully, the weather is getting warmer and the drinks are getting cooler. This is my favorite time of the year. I love relaxing or even working outside taking in the warmth and the sunshine. In this part of the country, we also get to enjoy the humidity! This […]

Ensalada de Garbanzos

If you have had a chance to browse through el chino latino cocina, you will notice that I like garbanzo beans, and beans in general. Here I present another garbanzo bean recipe! Thanks to a gift from my parents-in-law, I am having a great time exploring the many […]

Tostadas de Machaca

I recently noticed that I have not posted a recipe for tostadas and I could not believe it. I LOVE tostadas! Along with enchiladas, they are one of my favorite foods. And they can take on so many flavors and toppings. They can be simple or complex. One […]