Tostadas With Shrimp, Black Bean Salsa & Avocado

: : : Just my kind of “Junk Food” After all, ready-made tostadas from a pack ??? !!!!  Beans from a can ??? !!!! How low can I sink…..  ??? !!!!  😦   🙂 : Bon Appétit !   Life is Good ! : : Cick here for more  Tostadas  on  ChefsOpinion : Cick here for more  […]

Tostadas Al Pescado (Fish Tostadas)

> > When  you decide to make tostadas, the biggest decision will be if you want to prepare  your own tortillas and fry them to a flat crisp or buy packaged tostada shells, which you can buy in any supermarket nowadays’, most of excellent quality. After that, the most sensible thing is to put the tostadas on a […]

Tostadas De Chorizo

> > These  sexy babies served me perfectly today for my late breakfast by the pool. I love the way I can assemble each one just the way I like it, choosing as many or as few condiments as fit the mood of the moment. My choice of drink was iced tea as usual, but I remember well […]

Tostadas De Camarones

> > I am not sure if I should call the this dish “Tostadas”, “Shrimp Salad” or “Shrimp Cocktail”. It is actually all of the above, so pick the name that best suits you 🙂 All I know is that this was a great dinner after a long day at work , followed by a few hours […]

Capon Tacos

: : : I believe, nowadays most everybody is familiar with chicken tacos. These here beauties are essentially the same, except that the chicken has been replaced with the much more succulent and tasty capon. : What Is a Capon ? . Excerpt of an article by Danilo Alfaro on “thespruceEats” . “A capon is […]

Tlaxcaltotopochtl Y Ensalada De Camaron Con Aguacate

> “Totopos With Shrimp And Avocado Salad”. . The name  totopo  comes from the Aztec word tlaxcaltotopochtl. It is a combination of the word for a tortilla, tlaxcalli, and the word for thunder. Combined, it means “tortillas that are noisy to chew”. Originally, totopos are prepared with corn tortillas. They can be fried, as I have done here, or baked […]


> > Partial  excerpts from Wikipedia: “Pozole. Variants: pozolé, pozolli, pasole), which means “hominy”, is a traditional soup or stew from Mexico, which once had ritual significance. It is made from hominy, with meat (typically pork), and can be seasoned and garnished with shredded cabbage, chile peppers, onion, garlic, radishes, avocado, salsa and/or limes. It […]

Fajitas De Res (Beef Fajitas)

> > Sour  cream. Salsa Mexicana. Guacamole. Chopped cilantro. These are some of the usual condiments I use when I make Fajitas at home (Sometimes I add shredded lettuce and grated cheese). Together, they form the perfect addition to griddled meat and tortillas, and all together make this the superbly delicious culinary experience which Tex-Mex cuisine has popularized […]

Chicken Tostada

> > I used  to eat tostadas two or even three times a week when I was living in Cancun. There was this small bar/restaurant on the beach of the lagoon across from where I lived, about a five minute walk away. (I believe it was on Blvd. Kukulcán KM 21 – I wonder if the […]

June Downloadable Monthly Calendar, US Edition And International Edition

> > To display the calendar on your computer screen : > download the calendar of your choice to your desktop, > right-click on the image, > choose the option that says, “Set as Desktop Background”, (exact wording will depend on the browser you use). If the image does not fit your desktop background neatly, you […]