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Authentic Mexican Recipes

Authentic Mexican Recipes

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Step up your Margarita game for National Margarita Day! (Recipe included)

Los Posadas, contraband fruit and warm Mexican Christmas Punch (w/recipe)

Note: the following is adapted from an excerpt of the book, Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes, by this columnist co-authored with Adriana Almazan Lahl. If you are eating brea...

Cafe de Olla- making coffee in a clay pot adds flavor

This is the first in a series of posts that will focus on some of the less familiar produce and proteins you see while wandering the aisles of that Mexican grocery store you go to for avocados, bul...

Chipotle Lime Whipped Yams

Mexican Independence, the French Connection and lost recipes

Roast, Adriana Almazan, Asada Recipe, American Traditional, May 5, Mexicans Recipe, Celebraciones Mexicana, Almazan Lahl, Authentic Mexicans

Margaritas Tres Señoritas

For Cinco de Mayo: Margaritas by a Master & Mexican Mixed Grill!

A quiet chocolate revolution comes to SF, just in time for Feb. events - San Francisco Fusion food |

Day of the Dead: history and a recipe for age-old Mexican pumpkin treat (Photos)

Sopes, RECIPE for both the masa and the fillings at

Mexico's Prickly Pear Cactus Fruits - a refreshing snack. In Oaxaca, they spoon a dollop of pureed cactus fruit on top of horchata (a milky rice-almond drink). Learn how to make popsicles from this fruit at

Juicy Fruit: Mexico's Prickly Pear Cactus Fruits | SAVEUR

RECIPES: Gorditos into the Oven, photo by Jorge Ontiveros. Recipes for many of Mexico's famous Antijitos (little cravings) available in our book, pre-order now at

TRADITIONS: Buñuelos and Atole from the Chapter on Las Posadas, Recipe in Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes. PRE-ORDER NOW

RECIPES: Taquitos Dorados from the book

HISTORY: From the book: "Ethnographers report up to 370 different kinds of tamales, including el zacahuil, whichis 3 feet long, weighs about 150 pounds, and requires most of the leaves of a banana tree to wrap it. While almost all tamales are steamed, a few are distinctive in that they are baked either in the ground or in a bread oven....". Photo by Jorge Ontiveros.

TRADITIONS: Learn how to make these Traditional Mexico City-style Quesadillas in our new book, Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes available for pre-ordering at

mole, mole, mole- thetre are no less than five different moles and pipians in our book!

RECIPES: Aguas Frescas (Mexican Fresh Fruit Water), you'll find recipes for Agua de Sandia (watermelon), Fresa (Strawberry), Horchata (Sweet Rice), Jamaica (Hibiscus), Tamarindo all in Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes PRE ORDER NOW

Photo via Project Wedding

$32.63 Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions, and Recipes

El Placer de Cocinar en Ollas de Barro.El material más antiguo que ha utilizado el hombre en la cocina y su principal virtud es que gracias a su porosidad, el vapor excesivo escapa de las ollas y permite que los alimentos se cuezan sólo con la humedad necesaria. Además, al cocinarse lentamente los ingredientes mantienen su auténtico sabor.El barro no es otra cosa que tierra y la tierra tiene nutrientes que el cuerpo humano necesita y asimila.

El Placer de Cocinar en Ollas de Barro - Que Rica Vida

Alicia's Tamales Los Mayas

Tamales- past and present

Paletas, Recipe in Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes. PRE-ORDER NOW

Dulce Mazapan de Almendra, Mexico

Mexican fruit stand