Baked Taquitos

These baked taquitos, or baked flautas, are a healthier version of the classic fried taquito that your family will love!

This post is part of a compensated campaign with Herdez. All opinions and the recipe here are my own.

Make baked taquitos or flautas instead of fried! Recipe via theothersideofthetortilla.com

As a kid, one of my all-time favorite meals was taquitos. Anytime my mom would take me to a Mexican restaurant, I would always order this classic fried taco dish no matter what else was on the menu—whether it was called a taquito, flauta, or something else.

Since April 30th is El Día del Niño (also known as El Día de Los Niños), I wanted to recreate an easy, kid-friendly and healthier version of my childhood favorite. … 

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How to make a carajillo, the Spanish coffee cocktail that's popular in Mexico. Recipe via @MauraHernandez at The Other Side of The Tortilla

Carajillo: The coffee cocktail

A classic Spanish cocktail popular in Mexico, the Carajillo is made with espresso and Licor 43. I’ve often enjoyed this cocktail while in Mexico, whether it be at a fancy restaurant in Mexico City, a late-night coffee bar in Acapulco or at vacation resorts spanning the country from Los Cabos to Playa del Carmen. This… 

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Mexican tomato chipotle soup with star pasta recipe from The Other Side of The Tortilla via @MauraHernandez

Tomato chipotle soup with star pasta

This post is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with Barilla and Latina Bloggers Connect. Tomato chipotle soup with star pasta is a spin on the classic Mexican comfort dish known as sopa de fideo. I love to make this soup especially during the fall and winter months or on a cool, rainy day…. 

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Mango cantaloupe and chile powder paletas from The Other Side of The Tortilla

Mango cantaloupe paletas with chile powder

Mango and cantaloupe are a great combination not only because they’re both at peak availability during the summer, but also because both fruits are sweet enough when ripe that they don’t need to be sweetened with sugar to make juices or other treats like popsicles. These mango cantaloupe popsicles are keeping me in denial about… 

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Sweet potato flan #recipe from theothersideofthetortilla.com with California Sweetpotatoes #CAbatata

Sweet potato flan

This post is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with California Sweetpotatoes and Latina Bloggers Connect. All opinions and the recipe are my own. Sweet potato flan is a non-traditional flavor for a very traditional dessert, but if you’re a sweet potato fan, I guarantee you’ll like this rich, decadent dessert. Mashed sweet potato gives… 

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Mangonada #recipe with homemade chamoy from theothersideofthetortilla.com

How to make mangonadas

This post is part of a compensated campaign with McCormick & Company but the recipe and opinions here are my own. A mangonada is a quintessential Mexican treat, made of mango, orange juice, chamoy and chile lime salt, and they’re sold just about everywhere from street vendors to neverías in Mexico. It’s very popular, especially in… 

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Mexican Chocolate #Amaranth Bar #recipe using #WiltonCandyMelts on theothersideofthetortilla.com

Gluten-Free Chocolate Amaranth Bars

This post is part of a compensated collaboration with Wilton. All experiences, opinions and the recipe here are my own. In Mexico City’s San Ángel neighborhood, there’s an artisanal candy store I love called Dulcería El Secreto. They make authentic, traditional and artisanal Mexican candies—the kind that were made long before commercial candy production, with… 

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