Torta de Pierna If you love sandwiches, you will be blown away by tortas, the Mexican version of a sandwich. Trust us on this one. Just like sandwiches, tortas come with an infinite variety of fillings. This one is prepared with chopped pork leg, refried beans, shredded lettuce, tomato, onion, jalapeños, and avocado. In Mexico, [...]

Costillas de Cerdo en Salsa Roja One of the favorite chiles in central Mexico is the mild guajillo. They are used to perfection in this recipe for Aguascalientes style slow-simmered pork ribs in salsa roja. Think of the sauce as a tangy chile based  BBQ sauce. It tastes really familiar and a bit unique at [...]

Pork Stuffed Poblano Chiles Chiles Rellenos are one of the best known and loved Mexican foods. Chile relleno translates as “stuffed chile.” If you have never had them, they are Poblano chiles that are stuffed with pork, beef or cheese and then are battered and fried and served covered in salsa roja. Heaven on a plate. Don’t [...]

Chuletas de Puerco en Salsa Verde Pork chops and salsa verde is a great combination. This is home-cooking at its best. It’s a super easy dish to prepare especially if you already have some salsa prepared. You can put it together in about 40 minutes. In Spanish, chuleta means “chop” and puerco means “pork.” Therefore, chuletas de [...]