Carnitas is a Mexican dish made of braised pork and can be eaten by itself (and tortillas, a chili sauce) or as the filling in tamales, tacos and burritos.
This is another "authentic" Mexican recipe. Ricardo Batista. Visit Ricardo's home page for more Mexican recipes.
First made popular at San Francisco's Johnson's Tamale Parlor in the 1920's. Cup Tamales are little quick tamales made in small cups rather than wrapped in the customary corn husks. Tamale parlors were very popular in San Francisco in the early 1900's. Roosevelt Tamale Parlor is still open today and in fact was remodeled and reopened in June, 2006. The recipe below is from the San F...
More of a Tex-Mex which translates into a simple beef stew. The stew is served with tortillas as you would Chile Colorado or Chile Verde.
This dish is one of the crowning glories of Mexican food. It is traditionally served during August and September when the walnuts are newly picked and the pomegranates are in season. It makes a wonderful seasonal appetizer.