Salsa a la Valentina

Flowers and strawberries are always a special treat on Valentine’s Day, but what about including them in Salsa a la Valentina as a special gift for your loved one this year. Salsa a la Valentina is full of romantic flavors from the roasted bell peppers, sweet strawberries, juicy Mexican Pickled Onions, and some spiciness fromContinue reading “Salsa a la Valentina”

Pico de Gallo con Fresas

I was excited to find fresh strawberries being sold during my most recent visit to the Rillito Park Farmers Market. The vibrantly red strawberries were harvested out of Oxnard, California. I ended up buying a full tray of them as I love the taste of fresh strawberries and I wanted to incorporate this fruit intoContinue reading “Pico de Gallo con Fresas”

Salsa Chiltepin Granada

Salsa Chiltepin Granada packs a punch with the combination of chiltepins, guajillo, and ancho chiles, but that initial kick gets balanced off by the sweetness of pomegranate juice. The mixture of the sweet and spicy flavors is addictive and perfect for snacking on chips. Salsa Chiltepin Granada also works great as a topping for tacosContinue reading “Salsa Chiltepin Granada”

Salsa de Chipotle y Cacahuate

I received Pati Jinich’s new book, Treasures of the Mexican Table, for my birthday this year and wanted to try one of her many amazing recipes for this week’s Sunday Salsa. Pati’s recipe for Salsa de Chipotle y Cacahuate caught my eye with the incorporation of one of my favorite chiles as well as peanuts.Continue reading “Salsa de Chipotle y Cacahuate”

Mesquite Chiltepin Salsa

For my birthday I wanted to make a salsa that comprised my favorite chile as well as my favorite seasoning, so I decided to create a Mesquite Chiltepin Salsa. This salsa is very hot from the extremely spicy chiltepins, but also has a delicious smokey flavor from the roasted tomatoes, bell pepper, garlic, onions, asContinue reading “Mesquite Chiltepin Salsa”