Mexicrave ~ Adriana Torres

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Camote enmielado is one of my all-time favorite Mexican desserts. It’s sweet potato cooked in a cane sugar syrup, served warm and topped with evaporated milk. You can find piloncillo  in the Latin section of your grocery store or order it online. Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes with skin, sliced in 1 inch pieces 1 piloncillo 1 cinnamon stick 1/2 cup water 1 can evaporated milk – In a medium sauce pan, add 1/2 cup… Read More

Rajas con crema is one of my favorite dishes to prepare when I’m entertaining a large crowd. It is a versatile topping that can be eaten in burritos, sandwiches, burgers, or served with tostada chips. Adding corn is optional but i recommend you do; the sweet corn kernels compliment the smokey and spicy flavors of the charred green peppers. Ingredients: 10 Hatch, green chile peppers 1/2 cup sweet corn kernels 1 –… 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

      It’s finally fall – my favorite season! So are you craving something warm and sweet? Click this link for recipe:  Empanadas de Calabaza – Pumpkin Empanadas  

      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

  These shredded beef tostadas are delicious. Try them with shredded chicken or skip both and pile on more avocado and beans for a vegetarian lunch or dinner. Ingredients – 8 corn tostadas (if you can not find these in your grocery store, use corn tortillas. Bake the corn tortillas at 350 degrees for five to seven minutes or until crisp. Do not use flour tortillas.) – 1 lb. brisket flat cut –… Read More