Archives: Mexican Recipes

What is New Mexico Cuisine

July 7, 2009 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Breakfast Recipes, Mexican Recipes.

Different states in America offer different types of Mexican dishes. One type is New Mexico Cuisine. It is found in the state of New Mexico and consists of Mexican- American dishes. The dishes made in the New Mexico style are similar to regular Mexican foods such as burritos, but the difference is the type of • Read More »

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What Are Tortillas

June 25, 2009 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Casserole Recipes, Mexican Recipes.

Tortillas got its name from the Spaniards. The word “tortilla” comes from the Spanish word “torta” with the meaning being round cake. Tortillas are eaten everyday not just in Mexico but also in America. Americans put just about anything in the tortilla. Ever try peanut butter and jelly in a tortilla? Many eat it that • Read More »

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What Are Tamales

June 12, 2009 | By admin | 3 Comments | Filed in: Mexican Recipes.

Tamales have a long history dating back to the Aztecs. They called the tamales, tamalli. In the Aztec language the word means “wrapped food”. They were made in different sizes and shapes in dishes and often served at festivals and ceremonies. The dough was very time consuming to make. The Aztecs would cook the tamales • Read More »

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What Are Some Vegetables Found in Mexico

June 3, 2009 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: BBQ Recipes, Mexican Recipes.

Americans love Mexican cuisine. The cuisine usually found in America contains typical vegetables you can find in the states. There is a variety of vegetables not as known in America, but are grown and eaten throughout Mexico. Jicama is a Mexican potato and also considered a turnip. It is a large, bulbous root vegetable with • Read More »

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What Are Some Types of Mexican Bread

May 28, 2009 | By admin | 1 Comment | Filed in: Breakfast Recipes, Mexican Recipes.

There is a wide variety of breads found in Mexico. Wheat was first introduced by the Spaniards. The cereal was cultivated throughout all of Mexico. Nowadays, wheat is abundant. Some bread is for special occasions such as Day of the Dead, and Christmas. Other breads are made especially for breakfast. Some of the breads originate • Read More »

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What Are Some Types of Candy in Mexico

May 19, 2009 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Mexican Recipes.

Children in Mexico have a huge selection of candies to choose from. The candies are abundant. Anyone is sure to please their sweet tooth. The candies are not just sweet, though. Many of the candies pack heat! That is right, chili. Mexican’s like to include chili in many of their foods, so it is natural • Read More »

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What Are Some Popular Mexican Desserts

May 13, 2009 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Baking Recipes, Breakfast Recipes, Mexican Recipes.

When it comes to Mexican deserts there are many to choose from. Flan is a common and popular dessert. It is caramel custard. The dessert includes rich custard with a layer of soft caramel on top. The dish is known as flan in most of the world, even though it is a French word. Flan • Read More »

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