Something delicious beneath the prickles. Nopalitos, the prepared pads of the prickly pear cactus. Learn about this traditional Mexican food, including history, how to buy, prepare, store, cook, and photographs.
Avocado leaves (hojas de aguacate) are harvested from the native Mexican avocado Peresea drymifolia. The leaves are used both fresh as well as dried and impart a slightly anisey flavor. Learn about using avocado leaves in your Mexican recipes.Learn about using avocado leaves (hojas de aguacate) in your Mexican recipes.
Pronounced [hah-lah-PEH-nyoh] jalapenos are thick, leathery dark green or red chiles that contains quite a bit of heat. Learn about Jalapeno Chile Peppers. Includes history, uses, and recipes
Learn about Cascabel Chile Pepper (chile bola). Includes history, uses, and recipes.
Chilaquiles is a dish which consists of tortilla strips cooked in a sauce with meats or vegetables, or scrambled with eggs. Learn about this traditional Mexican dis including the history.