cinco de mayo recipe round-up

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A Roundup of Cinco de Mayo recipes from Daisy’s World and some of my favorite blogs. 

I’m sure you’ve heard of some of these blogs, but please take the time to click on some of the ones you might not have heard of before.  They are full of delicious recipes, wonderful stories, and spectacular food photos.  Enjoy!

dips and salsas

avocado corn salsa | Damn Delicous

creamy guacamole | Pinch My Salt

individual seven-layer dips | The Girl Who Ate Everything

mexican queso dip | The Comfort of Cooking

roasted tomatillo salsa | The Little Ferraro Kitchen

strawberry mango salsa | Eat, Live, Run

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mexican mocha ice cream

In Mexican hot chocolate, unsweetened cocoa  is usually laced with vanilla, cinnamon, and almond flavors to make a fragrant chocolate drink.  In this recipe, the espresso and cocoa combine to make a mocha ice cream with a cinnamon twist.  Follow this recipe from A Pastry Affair  to make your own Mexican cocoa or use a mix like Azteca D’Oro, which is readily available in grocery stores (at least in California). Continue reading