Recent Posts by Art Rodriguez

Veracruz Style Fish

Do you want full-flavored, delicious dinner on the table in under 30 minutes? Maybe even for Lent? Then this Veracruz style fish recipe is for you. It is full of aromatic favorites like onion and garlic, spices like...
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Besos for Valentine’s Day

Well hello there, you must have followed the trail of kisses  from our Instagram stories.  This blog post will be updated later but Valentine's Day is tomorrow(!) and we want to get this posted fast.  Read more

HOW TO MAKE PERFECT HOMEMADE CONCHAS

Conchas. Everybody's favorite pan dulce, or Mexican sweet bread. Enjoying a concha with your morning cafecito is the best way to start your day. Most panaderias will have soft, warm conchas available first thing in the morning, but every once in a while you want...
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BAJA-STYLE BEER BATTERED FISH TACOS

We live only two hours away from Baja California, where battered fish tacos hail from. I can still remember sitting on a street curb in Tijuana eating my first “authentic” Baja-style fish taco while in college. As I grew older, the scene...
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BRAZILIAN CHAYOTE “XUXU” SALAD

We absolutely love this chilled Brazilian Chayote Salad for its simple flavors. The soft garlic kissed squash really is the star in this dish. Where does the name come from?  Xuxu or chuchu, pronounced shoo-shoo in Brazil, is also known as a chayote. This popular squash...
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Tropical Chipotle Cranberry Sauce

Below you will find our recipe for a Tropical Chipotle Cranberry Sauce or as we sometimes refer to it as a Cranberry Salsa. DO YOU DARE CHANGE A FAMILY FAVORITE DISH? Holiday time can be sensitive for many people, especially when you are near family...
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Cafe de Olla

Cafe de olla is life. You may think that is an exaggeration, but you probably haven't seen me in the morning. we are a coffee household. We have an old fashioned drip coffee maker, an espresso machine when we're feeling fancy, a French press...
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