Side Dishes

Croquetas de Papa Potato croquettes (patties) make the perfect meatless meal. Our version is filled with queso fresco cheese, super tasty, filling, and easy to make. This dish is popular in Mexico, especially during Lent. They are delicious on their own but you should try them topped with your favorite salsa also. Salsa verde, salsa [...]

Relleno de Pavo de Carne Molida Thanksgiving and Christmas mean turkey. And, turkey needs stuffing. This recipe for Mexican Style turkey stuffing comes from my wife’s family which is originally from Tamaulipas a state in Northeast Mexico. Mexican turkey stuffing is usually made with ground beef and pork and without any breadcrumbs. This is a [...]

Oven Roasted Tomatoes with the 1st Graders The Mexican Food Journal visited the Waldorf Árbol de Vida school in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico at the invitation of Luis Perez, the head of the school’s Permaculture project. Luis works with the students in the school’s garden and kitchen to teach them an appreciation of [...]