The man who operates this cart in Mexico City's Centro Histórico (Historic Center) wheels his baked plátanos y camotes (bananas and sweet potatoes) around during the day. In re… Read More
A stylized modern entrada (appetizer), served at Restaurante Quintonil in Mexico City. Mexico's main meal of the day is comida, which is eaten sometime between two and five o'clock in Read More
A classic quick breakfast in the USA, circa 1950s: cold unsweetened cereal--probably corn flakes--with a banana, milk, and sugar. Several times a month, Mexico Cooks! receives vacation-time… Read More
Several years ago, Mexico Cooks! was thrilled to meet doña Yolanda Rodríguez Orozco. At the time, she was cooking at a now-defunct buffet restaurant in Morelia, Michoacá… Read More
Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the penitential season of Lent, will be February 14, 2018. The following article has been very popular as a meatless meal reference since Read More
These and just a few other ingredients for albóndigas de Jalisco (Jalisco-style meatballs) combine to become a simple but delicious meal. It's been downright chilly both day and night… Read More
Niños Dios: one Christ Child, many colors. Mercado Medellín, Colonia Roma, Mexico City. For about a month prior to Christmas each year, the Niño Dios (baby Jesus) is for… Read More
First published about six years ago, this is by far the most popular of Mexico Cooks!' nearly 600 archived articles. There's just something wonderful about comfort food, no matter what Read More
In mid-December, you read the story of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (Our Lady of Guadalupe), the patron Virgin of Mexico. She is so well-loved that there's a saying about Mexico's Read More
Most Mexicans eat traditional rosca de reyes (Three Kings' Bread) on January 6, the Feast of the Three Kings. Its usual accompaniment is chocolate caliente (hot chocolate). The rosca in Read More
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