Tag: breakfast

The Saucy Poetry Of Huevos Rancheros

The Saucy Poetry Of Huevos Rancheros

Poetry and food?  Absolutely with Huevos Rancheros.  First of all I love Tejano music, Norteño music.  It’s just in my blood. Whether I’m driving or at my desk, when I hear a conjunto, a corrido, una polka, I instinctively want to stand up and twist, […]

Chile de Arbol Salsa

Chile de Arbol Salsa

When you want an aromatic salsa on the table, use this Chile De Arbol.  Its flaky and fiercely tasty. Native Mexican, of course, its flavor is very mild, a bit similar to that of the Serrano.  But unlike the Serrano, chile de arbol is used […]

Huevos A La Mexicana – Mexican Egg Scramble

Huevos A La Mexicana – Mexican Egg Scramble

Not only is this a quick breakfast for those weekdays when you want to hit the road in a good mood, but it’s got protein, complex carbs and lots of vitamins. It’s a Mexican celebration. All of the ingredients in this breakfast were enjoyed in […]

A Mother’s Day Breakfast Recipe from “Amá”

A Mother’s Day Breakfast Recipe from “Amá”

On this Mother’s Day I’m re-posting a breakfast recipe from my book, Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage In Recipes. At long last the book has been released and has started shipping. Thank you, friends and colleagues who contacted me yesterday, saying that the […]

Salsa, Chile de Arbol

Salsa, Chile de Arbol

When you want an aromatic salsa on the table, use this Chile De Arbol. Native Mexican, of course, its flavor is similar to that of the Serrano.  But unlike the Serrano, chile de arbol is used mainly in its dried form.  The name “chile of […]

Mushroom & Gruyère Omelet

Mushroom & Gruyère Omelet

This morning I woke up slowly, had my coffee in bed, then strolled into the kitchen to find Cremini mushrooms and a bit of that wonderfully melting, subtle-tasting Gruyère cheese (Swiss). That’s a winning combination for an omelet that will make you feel like you’ve […]

Chorizo and Egg Tacos

Chorizo and Egg Tacos

This story is another about delicious foods that evolved when foreign, imported products (pork) encountered the natural terroir (chiles) of Mexico.  Chorizo is the creative culinary result of imported pigs meeting the local chiles. Two worlds collide and boom!  Let’s eat. It’s famous, of course, […]