Mexicrave ~ Adriana Torres

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You can find corn gorditas on the menu of practically every Mexican restaurant walk into. They can be stuffed with chile colorado, beans with cheese, and just about anything else your heart desires! These taste just like the ones I ate growing up at the street festivals in Mexico. Hope you try them. Makes 12 gorditas Dough: 4 cups corn flour 1 tbsp salt warm water ( 2 cups more or less)… Read More

Simple and great-tasting! Serves 4 side-dish portions or 2 full portions Ingredients: Summer squash (4 medium) 2 medium tomatoes                                               1/4 white onion 1 large garlic clove 1 cup corn kernels 1 cup water 4 tbsp. sour cream or table cream 1/2 cup shredded white cheese ( Mozzarella, Muenster, or a mix of the two) 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. salt (adjust to taste) 1 tsp. black pepper Note: Recipe pictured in… Read More

    Ingredients: 2 medium russet potatoes 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella or any type white cheese 3 tbsp. chopped, green onion, optional 3 eggs, yolks and whites separated 2 cups water olive or vegetable oil for frying salt, pepper to taste – Scrub, peel, and cube potatoes. In a small pot, boil potatoes in water until soft. – Add cheese, onions, salt and pepper to taste.  Mix and press with potato masher…. Read More

Milanesa is a thin piece of breaded and fried steak – usually labeled milanesa on the package at the grocery store. My favorite way to eat this is in a sandwich, traditionally in bolillos. I top it off with lettuce, tomato and avocado slices. And don’t forget the mayonnaise! Frying the meat is simple: In a bowl, hand beat a couple of eggs. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. On a separate plate,… Read More

Growing up, potato and ground beef tacos were a favorite among my siblings. To mix things up, I make different salsas each time. Today I made a flavorful avocado and jalapeno salsa that tasted amazing with the homemade taco shells. The idea of mixing potato and beef is to keep the meat from escaping the taco but it also adds phenomenal flavor. So grab the Coronas, invite some friends, and make these today! Ingredients:                                                          … Read More

Ingredients: 10-15  roasted, (dried) red chili pods 1 lb stew meat or shredded beef 3 potatoes 1/2 onion 4 garlic cloves 2 tbls. salt 2 tbls. ground cumin

      Huevos rancheros are over-easy eggs on top of lightly fried corn tortillas and topped with chunky salsa made with green chiles, tomato, and onion. It is a very popular Mexican dish and you will find it on just about any breakfast menu at Mexican food restaurants. Ingredients: 3 small tomatoes, finely chopped 1/2 onion, finely chopped                                                                               handful of fresh jalapeno, finely chopped  (I used roasted green peppers) 1/2 cup… Read More

There’s nothing more I crave in this cold weather than a beast-size bowl of hot stew. Try this caldo de res anytime and enjoy the holidays! Ingredients                                                                                 12 cups water (3 liters) 1  1/2 lb. beef shank bones and/or beef spare ribs 1 quarter piece of cabbage, roughly chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 2 corn on the cob, cut into fourths 3 small red potatoes quartered 3-4 green squash, sliced hand full fresh… Read More