Avocado

Bacon Cheese Dogs with Avocado Relish

Ok, yes, hot dogs are originally yours, America. But we Mexicans have found a way to make them our very own, too. We love hot dogs so much that they have also become part of our street food. This isn’t something new. Not even from a decade ago. Hot dogs have existed in Mexico for at least a century. So right next to a taco stand, you are likely to run into a hot dog stand.

To Die For Ceviche

My present career began with ceviche. After years as an academic, with two degrees and many policy research papers under my belt, with a husband, two kids and one on the way, I resigned from a prestigious think tank to walk a completely uncharted path. What triggered my career change was this: I had been asked to write a research paper comparing the democratic transitions of Mexico and Peru…

CBS The Talk: Food Festival

I had a blast with the ladies on The Talk making Faroladas (a Mexican take on the Philly cheesesteak) and Veggie Stuffed Avocados! We also had the Triple Orange Mexican Wedding Cookies from my cookbook and the most refreshing Sweetened Cold Pressed Coffee, I call it “Bomba.” If you missed watching me cook with Julie Chen and…