Welcome to Villa Cocina

Hola and welcome! My name is Rossana Figueroa. My husband, Nelson, and I have been married for over seven years and started this cooking blog adventure together. We hope our recipes and stories inspire your creativity in the kitchen.

Mexican Food is my heritage!

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Authentic Mexican salsa with chipotle in a molcajete
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Authentic Mexican salsa with chipotle

Authentic red Mexican salsa with chipotle is nothing less than perfection. And, you would be surprised at how easy it us to make. First, try your very best to buy yourself a molcajete because you’ll be blown away at the end result. Something wonderful happens as you mash the ingredients with the pestle because all the natural oils released turn into a salsa thats impossible to compare.

Mango salsa recipe

Mango Salsa Recipe

I always get excited when I see a beautiful, bright and colorful salad because as the saying goes, “we eat with our eyes.” This mango salad does exactly that! catch your eye. This recipe is a celebration of flavors because its simply beautifully balanced. What I mean is, you will instantly fall in love with the sweet, spicy, fresh, tangy tones this mango salad has to offer. Its so good! and easy! you’ll be making this on repeat. ENJOY!

Refried beans with chorizo in safe oven pan

Refried beans with Chorizo

Refried beans is a traditional side dish of Mexico. Where, beans are mashed in order to create a dish that has transcended in time and won the hearts of many. In this case, we are adding chorizo and a few toppings that makes this recipe un- resistible. Make it once, and you’ll fall in love with it. 

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