Toluca Style Chorizo and Cheese Sandwiches – Tortas Toluqueñas

Toluca Style Chorizo and Cheese Sandwiches – Tortas Toluqueñas

Sister cities Saitama (Japan) and Toluca (Mexico) have many similarities; particularly interesting is the popularity of their stretches with street-food stands and small restaurants in central locations. In Toluca, one of the top favourite foods is the classic chorizo and cheese Mexican sandwich ... click on title for more

Chorizo vs Longaniza

Chorizo vs Longaniza

Longaniza is, like chorizo, a type of sausage brought from Spain to Mexico and its other colonies sometime in the sixteenth century.  Both were originally made from pork meat, cased in natural tripe, and seasoned with the addition of dry red peppers (Spanish versions were spiced up with black pepper) and vinegar (instead of wine, as in Spain).  However, there has always been several differences between these two sausages ... click on title for more

Weekend Breakfast – Scrambled Eggs and Chorizo, Two Ways

Weekend Breakfast – Scrambled Eggs and Chorizo, Two Ways

The balance between eggs and chorizo is perfect when scrambled, and toast or tortillas would be a good enough complement for a hearty breakfast any day; fixing them in an old-fashioned Coahuila Style Breakfast platter, though,  brings them to a different level, worth of a traditional weekend breakfast or brunch, while an all-in-one wrap provides a more contemporary flavour ... click on title for more