Mexican food adventures

Hey my beautiful foodies, This article is slightly different from what you are used to read on my blog. My Mexican food journey came to an end and I wanted to write a summary of my experience there. I can tell you everything about the culture and history of this beautiful country, but this is…

Pico de gallo with homemade tostadas

2-4 servings; 25 min preparation; 15 min cooking time. If you sit in a Mexican restaurant, you will notice that they always serve a couple of salsa’s with the meal. Guacamole is a must, but in most cases they serve pico de gallo salsa as well. This is one of the most known salsa’s in…

Mexican corn chowder

6 servings; 10 min preparation; 30 min cooking time. I haven’t made soup in a while so I decided to stick to my theme this week and prepare a Mexican corn soup. I combined aromas that are typical for the Mexican ¬†cuisine and it worked perfectly.¬†The soup is light, but filling. All the seasonings complement…

Pastel des tres leches

10-12 porties; 15 min voorbereiding; 45 min kooktijd. In het geval dat u denkt dat Mexicanen geen desserts te maken, maakte ik een zoete traktatie om te laten zien dat het niet het geval is. Eigenlijk zijn er vele heerlijke desserts in Mexico. Ik spreek uit ervaring ze op te eten. Eigenlijk is deze taart…

Silky guacamole

4 servings (1 cup); 10 min preparation I can’t think of anything more Mexican than guacamole. You will find it with every meal you have one scoop of this silky delicious condiment. I’ve noticed though that in Mexico they make it smoother and silkier than in Europe. In Europe it’s chunkier. The guacamole comes from…

Huevos rancheros

2 servings; 5 min preparation; 40 min cooking time A simple Mexican dish that most people eat for breakfast, but in my opinion it’s perfect for lunch. The Mexican salsa is so vibrant and full of flavour. You can use it as a condiment to any meat or fish dish, but I have to warn…

Chicken with mole poblano sauce

2 servings; 15 min preparation; 40 min cooking time. Mole is one of the most common sauces in Mexico. It has a 500 years history and more than 300 versions depending on the region. Mole actually refers to a group of chili sauces that contain nuts, fruit and chili. As most of the food in…

Beef burritos

4 servings; 10 min preparation; 40 min cooking time. Who doesn’t lile buritos?! I would be surprised if if anyone doesn’t, because they are so delicious. Just imagine the crispy wrap and the juicy and tasty filling. They are so vesitile, becuase whatever filling you choose for them, they will be yummy. I normally make…

Sweet potatoes with goat cheese and pomegranate seeds

2 servings; 5 min preparation; 30-40 min cooking time. This recipe could be considered a side-dish, but I would make it for lunch or as a light dinner. The sweet potatoes are very filling and will keep you satisfied for the day. I used goat cheese with honey and the dish was a little sweet….

Street Mexican corn

2 servings; 30 min cooking time; 10 min preparation time. You can find these delicious sweet corn on the cob literally everywhere in Mexico. They are so fresh and juicy. Mexicans make many variations of the dish as they boil, roast or grill the cobs. I roasted mine, but you can use any cooking method…

Delicious Quesadillas

4 servings; 10 min preparation; 40 min cooking time. My food journey goes to Mexico this week where I’m spending some time now. Let’s talk about Mexican food. What is the first that comes into your mind? I would make a rough guess and say – burritos, tacos, enchiladas. I’m sure that some of you…