RECIPES

Traditional home-style meals from Mexico.  Recipes presented in an easy, step-by-step process so that you can cook an authentic Mexican meal in your own kitchen; each post also adds a little background about the history of the recipe and the region of the country where it originated. 

  You can reach me at:
Mely Martinez

NOTE: If a link is not working, please let me know via email; I will appreciate it if you do so.


MAIN DISHES
Mole Sauce Casserole With Chicken

Beef


Braised Short Ribs in Tomatillo Sauce / Costillas o Agujas de Res en Salsa de Tomatillo
Beef and Vegetable Soup / Caldo de Res, Cocido o Puchero
Beef Tips Mexican Style / Puntas de Filete
Tripe Soup / Menudo - Mondongo
Beef Milanesa / Milanesa de Res
Grilled Steak Recipe / Carne Asada
Beef and Potato Stew / Carne con Papas
Beef Tostadas Recipe / Tostadas de Carne Deshebrada
Meatball Soup / Sopa de Albóndigas
Dry Meat with Eggs / Machacado con Huevo
Chipotle Sauce Meatballs / Albóndigas en Chipotle
Steak Quesadilla / Quesadilla con Carne
Steak Sandwich / Torta de Bistec
Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Picadillo / Chiles Rellenos de Picadillo
Meat in its own juices / Carne en su jugo
Beef Tongue in Tomato Sauce / Lengua Entomatada
Mexican Beef Kebabs / Brochetas o Alambres
Shredded Beef Mexican Salad / Salpicón de Res
Mexican Steak Tartare / Carne Tártara
Mexican Meatloaf / Pastel de Carne

Lamb


Lamb Barbacoa / Barbacoa de Borrego


Pork


Pork Carnitas Drowned Sandwich Jalisco Style / Torta Ahogada
Pork Rind Skins / Chicharrones
Pork Carnitas / Carnitas de Puerco
Pork Pibil Style / Cerdo Estilo Pibil
Pork Rind Skins in Green Sauce / Chicharrones en Salsa Verde
Pork Tinga Puebla Style / Tinga Poblana
Roast Pork Leg / Pierna de Cerdo al Horno
Pork Stew Nuevo León Style / Asado de Puerco
Pork In Pipian Sauce / Carne de Puerco en Pipián
Roasted Pork Leg in Adobo Sauce / Pierna Adobada
Pork in Chile Verde / Puerco Entomatado
Chile Colorado: Pork in Easy Guajillo Sauce
Shredded Pork in Adobo / Chilorio Estilo Sinaloa
Pork Chops with Purslane in Tomatillo Sauce / Chuletas en Salsa de Tomatillo
Pork with Zucchini and Corn / Calabacitas con Puerco y Elote
Pork in Peanut Sauce / Puerco Encacahuatado
Meatball Soup / Sopa de Albóndigas
Huaxmole or Guaxmole: a Sauce made with Guaje Seeds
Red Pork Hominy Soup / Pozole Rojo
Green Pork or Chicken Hominy Soup / Pozole Verde Estilo Guerrero
Green Mole / Mole Verde
Eggs Motul Style (with Ham) / Huevos Motuleños
Quesadillas or Sincronizadas (with Ham)
Cheese and Pork Chorizo Turnovers / Volovanes de Chori-Queso

Poultry


Christmas Boneless Stuffed Turkey / Pavo Navideño Deshuesado y Relleno
Pibil Chicken Yucatán Style / Pollo Pibil
Roasted Chicken Thighs / Muslos de Pollo Adobados
Chicken Tinga / Tinga de Pollo
Mole Chicken Casserole / Pastel Azteca de Mole
Mexican Chicken Salad / Ensalada de Pollo
Vermicelli Soup with Chicken and Vegetables / Sopa de Fideos
Green Chilaquiles with Chicken / Chilaquiles Verdes con Pollo
Red Chilaquiles / Chilaquiles Rojos 
Corn Dough Empanadas with Shredded Chicken / Empanadas de Pollo
Green Pork or Chicken Hominy Soup / Pozole Verde Estilo Guerrero
Chicken in Mole Poblano: a very rich sauce  / Pollo en Mole Poblano
Chicken Stew Veracruz Style / Pollo a la Veracruzana

Seafood


Mexican Ceviche
Fish Fillets in Parsley Sauce / Filetes de Pescado en Salsa de Perejil
Easy Fish Fillets with Mexican Sauce / Filetes de Pescado Fáciles
Seafood Stuffed Fish Fillets / Filetes de Pescado Rellenos
Veracruz Style Red Snapper / Huachinango a la Veracruzana
Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce / Camarones en Salsa de Chipotle
Crab Salpicon Tostadas / Tostadas de Salpicón de Jaiba
Shrimp Cocktail / Coctel de Camarón
Smoked Oyster Dip / Dip de Ostión Ahumado
Mexican Style Salted Cod / Bacalao Mexicano a la Vizcaína
Canned Tuna Mexican Style / Atún a la Mexicana
Chipotle Tuna Sandwich / Sandwich de Atún con Chipotle


ENCHILADAS


PASTA

Pasta with Creamy Poblano Sauce / Pasta con Salsa de Chile Poblano
Pasta with Chorizo in Tomato Sauce / Pasta con Chorizo en Salsa de Tomate
Spaghetti with Ground Beef & Cotija Cheese / Spaghetti con Carne Molida de Res
Creamy Spaghetti / Spaghetti a la Crema


SNACKS


Molletes: an Easy Snack
Traditional Mexican Ham Sandwich / Torta de Jamón
Melted Cheese with Chorizo / Queso Fundido con Chorizo
Quesadillas or Sincronizadas
Tampico Style Sandwich / Torta de la Barda
Candied Peanuts / Cacahuates Garapiñados
Spicy Peanuts / Cacahuates Enchilados


TACOS


Taco Party Recipes / Recetas para una Taquiza
Steak Tacos: A Street Food / Tacos de Bistec
Beef Tongue Barbacoa Tacos / Tacos de Lengua
Morning Slapping Tacos / Tacos Mañaneros o Cachetadas
Pork Tacos / Tacos al Pastor
Tripe Tacos / Tacos de Tripitas
Beef Tacos / Tacos de Suadero
Crispy Rolled Tacos with Beef  / Flautas
Mexican Shredded Beef Tacos / Tacos de Carne Deshebrada


TAMALES


Tamales Huastecos in Banana Leaves / Tamales Huastecos en Hoja de Plátano
Tamales with Chicken in Green Sauce / Tamales de Pollo en Salsa Verde
Chicken and Vegetables Tamales / Tamales de Pollo con Verduras
Tamales Stuffed with Roasted Poblano Peppers and Cheese / Tamales de Rajas y Queso
Zacahuil: a BIG Tamale! / Zacahuil: un Tamal... ¡Gigante!
Sweet Corn Tamales / Tamales de Elote
Sweet Tamales / Tamales Dulces


Squash Flowers Quesadillas
VEGETABLES / VEGETARIAN

Mexican Style Corn and Zucchini
Cactus Paddles (Nopales) Salad
Mushrooms and Oaxaca Cheese Quesadillas
Roasted Poblano Pepper Strips with Cream
Cactus Salad with Pomegranate Seeds
Grilled Cactus / Nopales Asados
Squash Blossoms Quesadillas / Quesadillas de Flor de Calabaza
Creamy Corn Cups: a Street Food / Esquites
Christmas Eve Salad / Ensalada Nochebuena de Betabel
Cheese Stuffed Zucchini
Quick Cheese Appetizer in Green Chile
Potato Patties with Cheese / Tortitas de Papa con Queso
Corn on the Cob
Cactus Salad and Xoconostle Dessert
Scrambled Eggs with Chaya
Pickled Habaneros with Vegetables
Corn Tortillas Dipped in Bean Sauce / Enfrijoladas
Picadas Veracruz Style
Mushroom and Oaxacan Cheese Quesadillas
Stuffed Poblanos with Walnut Sauce / Chiles en Nogada
Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Picadillo / Chiles Rellenos de Picadillo
Nopales with Chorizo
Nopales with Eggs
Vermicelli Soup (Fideos) with Chicken and Vegetables
Guacamole - 4 Recipes
Fresh Mexican Cheese in Tomato Sauce
Entomatadas
Huauzontle Patties/Tortitas de Huauzontles
8 Recipes Using Sweet Corn
Spicy New Potatoes/Papitas Picantes
Lentil Soup with Chorizo
SOUPS

Meatball Soup
Tripe Soup / Menudo
Beef and Vegetables Soup / Caldo de Res, Cocido o Puchero
Spicy Chorizo and Lentil Soup
Vermicelli Soup (Fideos) with Chicken and Vegetables
Charro Bean Soup / Frijoles Charros
Tortilla Soup / Sopa de Tortilla
Swiss Chard, Potato and Cheese Soup / Sopa de Acelgas
Chicken Soup / Caldo de Pollo
Summer Vegetables Soup / Sopa de Milpa
Sweet Corn Cream Soup
Mushroom Soup / Sopa de Hongos
Mexican Noodle Soup / Sopa de Fideos
Fava Bean Soup / Sopa de Habas
Red Pozole (Pork Hominy Soup) / Pozole Rojo
Green Pozole (Pork or Chicken Hominy Soup) Guerrero Style



How to Cook Nopales
BASICS

Traditional Mexican Cooking Utensils, Part I
Traditional Mexican Cooking Utensils, Part II
Easy Steak Seasoning / Recaudo para Bisteces
Uses for Honey, Cinnamon, Lime Juice Tea, and Nut Spread
Collection of Christmas Dishes / Colección de Platillos Navideños
How to make Atole: A Sweet Corn Drink
How to make Refried Beans
How to make Fried Creamy Pinto Beans
How to make Fresh Cheese
How to make Corn Tortillas
How to make Corn Dough / Masa
How to make Blue Corn Dough / Masa Azul
How to make Chorizo
How to make Fresh Corn Dough Quesadillas
How to make Mexican Rice
How to make Mexican Style White Rice
How to make Tamales using masa harina for tortillas
How to make Flour Tortillas
How to make Mexican French Style Crusty Rolls / Bolillos
How to make Sopes / Sopes 
How to make Tlacoyos / Cómo Hacer Tlacoyos
How to make Red Chilaquiles
How to make Picadas Veracruz Style or Sopes
How to make Guacamole: 4 Recipes
How to cook Nopales
How to cook Beans Mexican Style
How to roast a Banana for a Healthy Breakfast


Chile Manzano Pickled Salsa
SAUCES & PICKLES

Roasted Tomatillo and Árbol Pepper Sauce
Fresh Avocado and Tomatillo Sauce
Pico de Gallo Salsa
Spicy Serrano Peppers Sauce
Roasted Tomatoes Sauce
Salsa Verde
Basic Homemade Salsa
Very Spicy Sauces called Salsa Macha
Pickled Habanero Peppers
Fresh Pickled Manzano Peppers
Taquería Style Salsa / Salsa Taquera
Homemade Pickled Jalapeño Peppers
Hot Piquin Pepper Powder
Habanero Sauce
Raw Serrano Pepper Salsa
Xni-pec Habanero Salsa
Drunken Salsa / Salsa Borracha
Pickled Red Onions
Salsa Molcajeteada with Bird Peppers
Spicy Pickled Carrots - Easy
Super Spicy Salsa with Puya and Árbol Peppers
Quick and Easy Mango Salsa
Creamy Habanero Salsa
Dried Pepper Sauce (multi-purpose)
Chocolate Habanero Sauce
Pickled Bird Peppers / Chiles de Chiltepín en Escabeche
Cherry Tomatoes Salsa
Flan Napolitano, really easy to make!
DESSERTS

Buñuelos
Three Kings Bread / Rosca de Reyes
Pumpkin Turnovers / Empanadas de Calabaza
Sweet Corn Cake Recipe / Receta de Pan de Elote
Strawberry Roll Cake / Rollo de Fresa
Mango Pie - Ciudad Mante Style / Pay de Mango Estilo Cd. Mante
Mango Pie with Cream Cheese / Pay de Mango con Queso Crema
Cinnamon Rolls / Roles de Canela
Xoconostles in Syrup
Capirotada: a Mexican Lent Dessert
A Bread Called "Stones" / Pan para Café Llamado Piedras
Easy Flan / Flan Napolitano Fácil
Mexican Bread of the Dead / Pan de Muerto
Little Piggy Cookies / Marranitos de Piloncillo
Mexican Wedding Cookies / Polvorones de Boda
Rice Pudding / Arroz con Leche
Fruit Gazpacho / Gazpacho de Frutas
Candied Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potato and Coconut Dessert Yucatan Style
Tres Leches Cake
Polvorones - Mexican Crumble Cookie Bread
Roasted Plantain Banana
Fried Plantains / Plátanos Fritos
Sample Mexican Dessert Table
Candied Pumpkin / Calabaza en Tacha
Sweet Griddle Cookies / Gorditas Dulces de Harina
Mantecadas / Mexican Muffins
Strawberries and Cream / Fresas con Crema
Fruit Cocktail / Biónicos
Cassava Fritters / Buñuelos de Yuca


Champurrado @ Mexico in my Kitchen
DRINKS

Aguas Frescas: Horchata, Jamaica & Tamarind
Aguas Frescas II: Watermelon, Pineapple and Cantaloupe
Atoles: Sweet Corn Atole & Masa Harina Atole
Basic White Atole
Tamarind Atole / Atole de Tamarindo
Champurrado: a Hot Thick Chocolate Drink
Café de Olla
Cocktails Using Tequila
Nopal Cactus Juice / Licuado de Nopales
Tepache: Pineapple Homemade Brew
Christmas Punch / Ponche Navideño
Mexican Hot Chocolate and Homemade Chocolate Mix
Prickly Pear Drink / Agua de Tuna
Basic Michelada
Guava Atole / Atole de Guayaba
Margarita Cocktail / Margarita
Mexican Eggnog / Rompope
Agua Fresca with Pineapple, Orange & Chaya
Pink Banana Agua Fresca
Papaya Drink / Agua de Papaya
White Moscato Peach Sangria







15 comments:

  1. Hello, I tried to click on the recipe for the champurrado, it says the link has been deactivated? I would love to have it, everything I have made from this website has turned out delicious! :) thank you!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hello, Sorry for the late reply. The champurrado recipe is posted in one of my blogger friends website. Somehow, her website was not active for some days in May. But, it is up an running now.

      Saludos!

      Delete
  2. LOVE LOVE LOVE (!!!) your site!! Gracias!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks! I hope you have lots of fun cooking!

      Delete
  3. Hello. I am half Mexican. My mother side of the family is from Zacatecas. Growing up I never really got into the kitchen to learn any of our family recipes. I am now wishing that I could have learned to carry on those traditions from past generations. I live far away from my aunts and grandmother. Whenever I call to get a recipe and try to make it, it never turns out so great. I am excited to start making something from your website. The pictures really help too. I can't wait to tell my grandmother what I have learned and how great it came out! Excited to cook!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hello,

      So good for you to try to recreate the meals of your childhood. I hope you find inspiration to create wonderful meals with these recipes.

      Saludos!

      Delete
  4. Lots of Love from Canada!!!!!!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Justo lo que estaba buscando! Estoy segura que me voy a divertir mucho y a mi familia le va encantar en especial a mi esposo! Me trae muchos recuerdos de mi México lindo y querido!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Muchas gracias Rosita,

      Que lo disfrutes!

      Delete
  6. I'm looking to make Bunuelos, can you help me, with directions? thank you

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hello,

      Buñuelos is the first recipe on the desserts above dessert list.

      Enjoy!

      Delete
  7. Hell Mely. Just wish to say that I absolutely just admire you and your wonderful Blog!! It has taught me so very much and your illustrations and directions are so easy to follow. Thank you so very much.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you for your kind words, Mr. Provencio.

      Delete
  8. Love your site/ recipes so does my son and boyfriend. Thank you

    ReplyDelete

Your comment will take some time to appear. Note: Your email address will not be published.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...