Alex Cardenas

Alex is a self-taught cook and vegan recipe developer, masa enthusiast, and mom of one. Born and raised in Mexico, she now lives with her family in Los Angeles, CA. Inspired by her mom’s love for home cooking, she enjoys spending her time developing recipes for her instagram Chocolate and Avocados, sharing vegan versions of family favorites and exploring Mexico’s vast culinary landscape.
How To Make Corn Tortillas (Tortillas de Maíz)
Watch the video to learn how to make corn tortillas from scratch at home.
Mar 22, 2023
Making Corn Tortillas from Scratch Is Easier than You Think
This step-by-step guide will set you up for success.
Mar 11, 2023
What Is Nixtamalization? The History Behind the Traditional Technique.
The technique is the basis for making soft, fragrant masa and more.
Mar 6, 2023
Homemade Flour Tortillas Taste Like Biting Into a Soft, Buttery Cloud
You might never buy them from the store again.
Feb 20, 2023
This Mushroom Quesadilla Will Introduce You to Your New Favorite Greens
Herbaceous epazote and tender purslane make this a taco to remember.
Sep 15, 2022