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Sweet, Spicy Watermelon Salsa for Fish or Chicken

Sweet, Spicy Watermelon Salsa for Fish or Chicken

Sweet watermelon, spicy serrano pepper, cool cucumber, fragrant cilantro and red onion make a fruit salsa that is bursting with flavor. There are a zillion recipes for watermelon salsa on the internet so please try every variation. I wanted more crunch so I added crisp […]

Easy Korean Pork Lettuce Wraps, Mexican-Asian Fusion

Easy Korean Pork Lettuce Wraps, Mexican-Asian Fusion

Korean pork lettuce wraps meet the Baja with a salty, sweet, spicy explosion of flavor. You can make everything in advance and serve these as a main meal or in bite sized cocktail nibbles. Northern Baja, Baja Norte, cuisine has a strong Asian influence. Restaurants […]

Mushroom Walnut Vegan Chorizo – Turn up the heat and make it Mexican

Mushroom Walnut Vegan Chorizo – Turn up the heat and make it Mexican

  Try this vegan mushroom, walnut “chorizo” filling in any Mexican recipe for tacos, tostadas or tamales. I think it would be great in stuffed poblano, Baja zucchini boats or red bell peppers. I let the mixture rest in the refrigerator for a day and the […]

La Gringa’s Weekly Menu

La Gringa’s Weekly Menu

Planning my meals around the available produce helps me use everything I’ve purchased without waste and allows me to create around the freshest ingredients. I print the menu and hang it on the refrigerator so that everyone knows the weekly plan. Of course, we don’t […]

Chorizo Crashed Potatoes

Chorizo Crashed Potatoes

Who doesn’t love crashed potatoes? Now add spicy chorizo and you have my Baja version of patatas bravas, popular in Spain. These are a crispy potato explosion of Baja goodness. Pin these to your Mexican recipes to try. Easy and delicious. According to ThePioneerWoman the […]