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Ensaladas / Salads

Ensalada de Aguacate (Avocado Salad)

Ensalada de Aguacate (Avocado Salad)

I love simple pleasures and making my life easier in the kitchen, because, let’s be honest, mum’s life is full of do’s and sometimes we don’t have time to cook an elaborate dinner. I really admire those mums that after a whole day at work, […]

Ensalada de Cangrejo (Crab Salad) 

Ensalada de Cangrejo (Crab Salad) 

This is a delicious salad that you can prepare in advance to have for dinner. I did mine in the morning, left it in the fridge and listo! Dinner was ready in no time. You can either serve it with tostadas or crackers. 

Tostadas de Ensalada de Nopal (Cactus Salad Tostadas)

Tostadas de Ensalada de Nopal (Cactus Salad Tostadas)

There are two ways to make this salad, the first one is to buy fresh cactus and cook them yourself, that would be the best option as the cactus would be more crunchy and fresh, but if you, like me, live in a country where […]

Pico de Gallo (Mexican Tomato Salad)

Pico de Gallo (Mexican Tomato Salad)

Another Mexican favourite is definitely Pico de Gallo or Salsa Bandera. It is such a refreshing dish, full of nice and fresh flavours! It can be use as a side dish or as a nibble or just as a snack with some cold beers. I […]

Ensalada a la Parrilla de Lechuga y Durazno (Gem Lettuce and Peach Grilled Salad)

Ensalada a la Parrilla de Lechuga y Durazno (Gem Lettuce and Peach Grilled Salad)

Today is the first day of summer and to celebrate this day I decided to cook a lovely recipe with ingredients that are in season and peaches and gem lettuce are so lovely at the moment and if grilled, it intensifies their flavour. I know […]

Ensalada de Flor de Calabaza (Courgatte Flower Salad)

I love summer! it is the best season of the year, you can get so many fresh produce and make lots of nice salads, so today I made this lovely courgette flower salad. In Mexico we love to eat courgette flowers when they are in […]

Ensalada Caliente de Calabazitas y Frijoles Negros (Courgette and Black Bean Warm Salad)

There is no rule that says that you have to starve yourself and eat boring food in order to loose those pounds you put on during Christmas. Here is an example that eating healthy can be very delicious without compromising flavour, my warm courgette and […]

Ensalada Mexicana de Berros (Mexican Watercress Salad)

While growing up in Mexico one of the things I remember the most about my childhood is going to the countryside to see what we could find, watercress was always the plant that was there growing in the wild, my dad adored to eat it […]

Ensalada de Nopales (Cactus Salad)

Ensalada de Nopales (Cactus Salad)

Today is the evening of Mexican Independence Day and I didn’t know if I was going to go out with El inglés, aka, my husband to celebrate,

Ensalada César Receta Clásica (Cesar Salad)

Yes! Believe it or not, Cesar Salad is Mexican! There are a few versions about how the Cesar Salad was invented, but I will tell you the version that the Baja California government website says. In 1940 some pilots were staying in the “Cesar Hotel” […]