This beautiful holiday bread is slightly sweet and topped with strips of dried fruit and a crumb topping. Rosca de Reyes or "King's Cake" is eaten during the winter holidays and makes a wonderful addition to any holiday gathering. You can also get some of this delicious bread delivered to you. MexGrocer offers El Molino Rosca de Reyes that is absolutely delicious. If you would like more information see my review.
This drink is very similar to eggnog but it has a distinctly nuttier flavor due to the pureed almonds that add extra texture to this rich holiday beverage. Egg yolks and milk are the base for it and a cinnamon stick and bit of rum add even more flavor. Even though Rompope is served chilled, it will warm up your insides and keep you feeling cozy.
This rich and creamy Pumpkin Soup is a wonderful soup course for any meal and it's filling enough to be a meal on it's own should you decide to serve it alone. Add this delicious and flavorful soup to your Thanksgiving menu as a perfect starter. Traditional Mexican seasonings of garlic, cumin and oregano add authentic warm flavors to this fall recipe. Top it off with a warm and crusty Bolillo and enjoy.
Enjoy this rich and sweet Capirotada as a Thanksgiving dessert or for the holidays. Bread soaked in a sweet anise scented syrup and flavored with cinnamon and orange zest sets the perfect stage for raisins, apples and pecans. Don't miss out on this show-stopper!
With winter approaching, and apple season in full swing, get to your grocery store to pick up some of these fresh fruits to make a fantastic fall dessert. You can always make apple pie with them but why not try these delicious Apple Empanadas? These little pockets of pastry are stuffed with cooked apples, raisins and seasoned with cinnamon. Take a bite into the crispy crust and the flavors of the flaky dough and caramel apples will fill your mouth with home-made fall goodness.
When you wake up to a brisk autumn morning, a thick and rich Atole is just what you need to warm up and satisfy your empty stomach. Enjoy the flavors of vanilla and piloncillo, or top it with pureed fresh fruit. If it's cocoa you crave, then a warm mug of rich and chocolatey Champurrado ought to do the trick and it's perfect for the kids on the way to school.
If you're looking for something to add a little zing to your usual Thanksgiving menu, this Chilied Corn makes a great addition to a delicious Mexican meal or as an addition to your Thanksgiving menu. Sweet kernels of corn with the added heat and flavor of serrano chile and roasted red chile make a great replacement for the North American classic- green bean casserole. A sprinkle of cumin and a few dashes of chile powder round out this delicious veggie side dish.
This sweet and creamy Arroz con Leche is perfect for a holiday dish. It can also be enjoyed on a chilly morning with a mug of Atole, or enjoyed after dinner as a delicious dessert. You may want to make extra, since everyone will be asking for seconds.
What could be better than a cheese-stuffed tortilla smothered in a rich, tomato and chile sauce? Not much, really. And Enchiladas Rancheras are so easy to make with everyday ingredients you might even be able to whip up a batch tonight with what you have on hand. Also, they are cooked in a pan so you don't even need to turn on the oven.
Mexican rice is a popular side dish and it is very versatile so you can adjust and substitute ingredients such as the broth, spices, and form of tomato flavoring (fresh, canned, boullion or paste.) Take a look at these Mexican Rice recipes and get inspired for your next meal!