How to Make a Simple Sofrito

The Simple Sofrito The Simple Sofrito is a powerful flavor ambassador.  One of the very first things that my mother taught me about cooking is to always start with a sofrito.  She said that my food would always be delicious if I started whatever I was doing with this magic concoction.  It seems like every Latino…… Continue reading How to Make a Simple Sofrito

Jugo Verde: Mexican Green Juice

    My sister and I recently went to the City of Oaxaca, and it is always affirming for me to go to Mexico, but Oaxaca is just pure magic. Everything is so beautiful there — the textiles, the architecture, the pride of place, the colors, and of course, the food. We ate magnificently well…… Continue reading Jugo Verde: Mexican Green Juice

Corn Salsa

Corn salsa with nectarines?  Really?  Yes, and it is delicious.  I have made this salsa for pot lucks and also made it the night before of an overbooked day, because there is nothing like getting home hungry and tired and finding something healthy and delicious.  At De Las Mías we are all about adopting new…… Continue reading Corn Salsa

Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Pineapple Salsa – ¡Que cosa tan rica!  This is a delicious salsa! Who knew that fruit salsas would become so popular? Most of us Mexicans grew up with las salsas madres of México, right?  Those are the classic, tomato, chile, onion and cilantro variety, and they are a staple on our tables, and in our…… Continue reading Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Nopalito Salsa

Nopalito Salsa – Prickly Pear Cactus Salsa: Healthy, Tangy and Delicious Did you say nopalito salsa? Cactus salsa?  Yes, amiga, that’s what I said!  Okay, first let’s dispel the stereotype that all Latinos eat cactus.  They don’t.  (You saw it here first!) Nopalitos are of the prickly pear variety, and they are healthy and delicious,…… Continue reading Nopalito Salsa

Black Bean Tostada with Mexican Squash

These vegetarian tostadas ¡son muy sabrosas! These Black Bean Tostadas with Mexican Squash are tasty and easy. Get your tostada on! Here you will find different ways to get your tostada on. You can make your own tostadas in the oven. You can heat them up on the comal to the point of crispy, or…… Continue reading Black Bean Tostada with Mexican Squash