Mexican Macaroni Salad

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Summertime and macaroni salad go hand in hand.  Something about a nice cold salad during a warm day, don’t you think?  So how about a Mexican macaroni salad.  It is a perfect accompaniment to a great asada (good old fashion bbq).  Although most Mexican macaroni salads are composed of pasta and mayo this one adds fresh veggies and black beans to really bring out more flavor.  Add a hit of spices and wowy you got yourself a great side dish, main course or appetizer. Continue reading

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Vegan Fideo Seco

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Fideo Seco is the not-so-famous cousin of Sopa de Fideo, or vermicelli soup. Fideo Seco has virtually the same flavor profile as the soup version but is normally a side dish rather than an actual soup. The end result creamy, almost risotto like, noodles bathed in spicy tomatoness, intermingled with tons of veggies. Continue reading

It’s A Cold Night Fideo Soup

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A cold night deserves a thick, robust, fill-your-belly-and-your-soul kind of soup.  As a kid, fideo was the rainy day remedy.  Slurping down a bowl of broth and noodles-so basic yet so complete.  Sopa de fideo gets revamped into a heartier soup with the addition of fire-roasted tomatoes, earthy pinto beans and rich kale.  Continue reading