Archive for 'Salsas and Sauces'

Bean Salsa in Mini Tortilla Cups

Bean Salsa in Mini Tortilla Cups

A simple and delicious recipe perfect for parties and get-togethers. [...]

Adobo chicken

Adobo chicken

Adobo seasoning is a delicious mixture of spices used in Mexican cuisine. [...]

Multicolor pasta (the secret is in the sauce)

Multicolor pasta (the secret is in the sauce)

Easy to make, frugal and delicious dinner. [...]

Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita Pibil

Authentic Mexican flavors blend in this delicious slow-roasted pork dish from the Yucatan peninsula. [...]

Mango barbecue sauce

Mango barbecue sauce

There's really nothing I'd change about this recipe. The sauce was sweet and spicy, just like bbq sauce is supposed to be, and the mango gave it an outstanding flavor. I liked it so much that [...]

Tamarind, chicken and pasta

Tamarind, chicken and pasta

  I have seen some of my foodie friends discover tamarind lately. Jenn and Val were specially excited about this discovery. Their posts made me want to prepare a dish using tamarind, though I had never [...]

A Taste of Yucatan

A Taste of Yucatan

One of my all-time favorite Mexican spice blends is achiote, an original Mayan blend made with annatto seeds. Achiote paste, a.k.a. recado rojo, is now associated with the cuisine of the State of Yucatan. In my [...]

Pumpkin Enchiladas

Pumpkin Enchiladas

After making a pumpkin cake a couple of weeks ago, I had some pumpkin puree left that I needed to use. If you have read this blog before maybe you’ve noticed that I am a big [...]

A Bean Sauce

A Bean Sauce

Mexican cuisine has its basic sauces, the tomato sauce probably the most common one. The story of this sauce goes back to pre-Hispanic civilizations when Aztecs and Mayans used molcajete and metates as grinding tools. Some [...]

Pear Sauce: Deliciousness!

Pear Sauce: Deliciousness!

This What's Cooking? classic recipe will leave you asking for more. [...]