Bacon Pineapple Guacamole

National Guacamole Day (September 16) is almost upon us! Today’s avocado-based recipe comes to us courtesy of Uncle Julio’s, a Mexican restaurant that focuses on taking traditional Mexican dishes and presenting them in new and delightful ways. (Just check out their signature Swirl – frozen margarita mixed with frozen sangria… delicious!) Now, instead of your […]

Mexican food pairings inspired by today’s hot flavor trends

(ARA) — The summer party season has officially begun, meaning it’s time to plan fun get-togethers with family and friends. Food is central to any great celebration, but you don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen to create a unique and tasty menu. You simply need some great tips and easy tricks for pairing […]

Pan de Muerto

On Tuesday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 Chef Erwin Ramos of the Olé Restaurant Group is hosting an authentic two-night Día de los Muertos celebration featuring traditional Mexican cuisine and customs at Olé Mexican Grill located in Cambridge, MA and Zócalo Cocina Mexicana located in Boston, MA. While “Day of the Dead” may […]

Tamal de Langosta

This is my take on the the lobster tamale, which is featured on our lunch menu at Temazcal Tequila Cantina in the Seaport District. This recipe yields roughly two dozen tamales, perfect if you have a large family to feed or are entertaining. Dough Ingredients 2 1/4 lbs. fresh masa 2 tbsp. salt 1 1/2 […]

Jamaica Cooler

Pronounced ha-MIKE-uh, this recipe from Anna’s Taqueria, is a traditional aguas fresca in Mexico and the Caribbean. Made with dried sorrel (also referred to as hibiscus), a flower with a similar, slightly tart, taste to cranberry the drink combines enough sugar to mellow the flavor and make it substantially refreshing. Incredibly simple to make, with […]

Myers + Chang’s Asian Tacos

A hit on their menu, this recipe from Myers + Chang is a unique take on the west-coast trend of Asian influenced tacos.  The recipe makes eight small tacos and is accompanied by a Sesame-Chili Salsa. Ingredients 2 tbsp. vegetable oil Salt and pepper 1 lb. short ribs, trimmed and cut into 2 inch medallions […]