pozole

Pozole: A Delicious Dish With A Dark History

The ancient Mexica prepared the pozole with meat of the captives sacrificed in some festivals, mainly dedicated to Our Lord the Flayed, Xipe Totec. During the holidays, many of us have the opportunity to enjoy the delicious typical Mexican cuisine. Among some of the dishes we like to eat are the birria, pambazos, enchiladas, carnitas. […]

nopales

The Mexican Flavors Of April

Spring is in full swing, the afternoons are sunny, the trees are full of flowers and the seasonal ingredients are juicier, tastier, and brighter than ever. This month brings so many flavors that invite you to spend the day looking for the ideal ingredients to prepare amazing dishes. Be adventurous in the kitchen take a […]

Origins of Vanilla

Vanilla: The Black Flower of the Aztecs

Vanilla was already highly valued in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica (especially in Mexico) and was introduced into Europe by Spanish conquistadors, extending to the rest of the world later. The history of vanilla is associated with that of chocolate. Its origin is Mexican. Before the Mexicas, and the Mayans, enriched with vanilla their thick drink made with […]

birria bowl

The Origins Of The Birria Taco

Here in Puerto Vallarta — and Mexico for that matter — has a long tradition of great and delicious “street food.” One of the dishes that best represent the beautiful State of Jalisco is the famous “Birria.” Here at Vallarta Eats, when you book and take our Signature Taco Tour, you will notice that birria […]

chiles

Chiles

Chiles! Chile names in Mexico can be a conundrum… Pretty much every region of Mexico has it own commonly used chile. Some are big and fat like the chile ancho, some are black, some are small and some are little. Each part of Mexico may use a different name for the same chile. So when […]