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Spicy, non spicy, for tacos, for stews, here you will find lots of delicious Mexican salsas.

Salsa de Tomatillo Tatemada (Charred Tomatillo Salsa)

Salsa de Tomatillo Tatemada (Charred Tomatillo Salsa)

A taco would not be a taco without a good spicy salsa and this charred tomatillo salsa is the best!

Trio de Salsas (Three Salsas)

Trio de Salsas (Three Salsas)

I am having some friends for dinner, we are having tacos and I made three types of salsas for them to nibble with some tortilla chips and also to add to their food.

Salsa Macha (Morita Chilli Oil Salsa)

Salsa Macha (Morita Chilli Oil Salsa)

There are many types of spicy salsas in Mexico, we are obsessed with chillies that we seem to have a big imagination to create a new salsa every day. Salsa Macha is originally from Veracruz, but the first time I tried it was in Ensenada, […]

Salsa de Aguacate (Avocado Salsa)

Today I am cooking “Beef Birria” at home, it has been raining all afternoon and the hubby and I fancied something cosy and warm, so I remembered this very nice recipe for a birria, so I thought to have our birria with homemade tortillas, then […]

Macarela con Pipían Verde (Mackerel with Green Pipian)

Pipían or Pepian, as some people call it, is a type of Mexican sauce which the main ingredient are pumpkin seeds, in Spanish these are call “pepitas” that is where the word “Pipian” comes from.

Salsa de Chile Puya (Puya Chilli Salsa)

Puya is a chilli similar to guajillo, but a bit more spicy. I would say that is a combination of guajillo and arbol chilli, in fact, a lot people get confused between these two, as Puya looks very similar to arbol chilli, but Puya is […]

Salsa de Molcajete (Molcajete Salsa)

The Molcajete is one of the most iconic Mexican kitchen utensils of all times. It has been used for thousands of years since the Aztecs and Mayans. It is the Mexican version of pestle  and mortar. It is used mainly to make salsas, but people […]

Salsa Básica de Jitomate (Basic Tomato Salsa)

Salsa Básica de Jitomate (Basic Tomato Salsa)

Today I decided to make this recipe because I don’t have much in the fridge as we are flying to Mexico in two days and also I was very tired to got myself cooking something very elaborated.

Salsa Verde (Green Tomatillo Sauce)

There are some Mexican recipes that I categorised as important and this is one of them, it is the base for many Mexican recipes and it is so versatile that you could use it in many different ways, as a spicy salsa for your tacos […]

Salsa Tatemada de Chile de Árbol (Toasted Arbol Chilli Salsa)

Every home in Mexico have a fresh made salsa in the fridge, my home wasn’t the exception, my dad used to make this salsa all the time, it is tasty and if you are one of those brave persons to handle spiciness very well, this […]