Latino culture, Mexican Cooking, Mexican food

A to Z Challenge: F is for Fideo, a Mexican side dish

Day Six, already? Today's letter in the A to Z Challenge is F. The first word I thought of was Fideo, not Fi-deo, but Fee-day-0; which is Angel Hair Pasta. I was going to write about Fajas (girdles) or Flores (flowers) but food won out. So you know what's on my mind. Fideo is another… Continue reading A to Z Challenge: F is for Fideo, a Mexican side dish

Family, Family time, Mexican Cooking, Mexican Holiday food, Mexican Vegan food

Beginning a New Tradition with Tamales-Vegan Style!

Five years after my youngest became a vegan, I now have another vegan son who has a wonderful girlfriend who is also vegan. I began cooking vegan style for the youngest some time ago. My oldest son, David and his girlfriend, Laura 'veganize' all sorts of foods while educating people on their YouTube site titled… Continue reading Beginning a New Tradition with Tamales-Vegan Style!

Mexican Cooking, Travel

Letting The Soul and Spirit Fly in Cozumel

...the end of summer. Too short for some, too long for others. Road trips, camping, Denver, Cozumel, writing, reading, plays, and actually working out at a gym for three months consistently (hey, quite a feat for me) filled my summer. I did manage to write my way to Cozumel but I still have plenty of… Continue reading Letting The Soul and Spirit Fly in Cozumel

Family, Latino culture, Latino Family Traditions, Mexican Cooking, Mexican Holiday food

Christmas Desserts-Mexican/Chicano Style

My friend, Evelyn Holingue, invited me to share my traditional Christmas dessert recipes. She's written about Buche de Noel, a gorgeous French chocolate yule cake with chocolate whipped topping on her blog. Think of this as a virtual cookie exchange from different cultural backgrounds. The weather outside is cold/rainy and alternately cold/sunny. And when I… Continue reading Christmas Desserts-Mexican/Chicano Style