It’s Fiesta time! No doubt about it. Brighton Center’s A Taste of the Northside always has something special in-store for party goers, and this year is no exception. I’ve never seen anything quite like this…
One of the most revered and “oldest” dishes at NIOSA: Anticucho, a marinated steak shish-kebab, was introduced in 1955. More than 5,900 pounds of sirloin are ordered today! You can find them in the Mexican Market Area.
Sure, Fiesta is all about the parties, parades and pageantry. But, it’s also about the food! Check out our Fiesta Foodie Fav Finds right here.
Talk about a perfect party food, check out these easy dishes. Try a Fiesta Pizza Party with this one. Or, how does a Gordita Fiesta sound? Put all the ingredients out so your guests can customize their own. For a fit Fiesta, I love this Chicken Enchilada Surprise from H-E-B.
You won’t find a Fiesta side dish more colorful than a Roasted Corn and Black Bean salad. It’s chilled too…so it’s a perfect way to keep cool! Keep reading for more recipes…..
Lettuce wraps are a Fiesta favorite in the Chinatown area for NIOSA. And I finally have the recipe so you can try these at home! Heat the peanut oil Add the water chestnuts in wok for 3-4 minutes to make them soft. You can add soy sauce and Stir Fry sauce, or even a little […]
There is so much history with this recipe! Anticuchos originated at NIOSA in 1955
Tapas are delicious appetizers served in Spain. And you can sample them in the Villa España area at NIOSA. These flavorful appetizers were introduced at NIOSA in 2004. Enjoy! 1. In sauté pan or skillet, sauté the garlic in the olive oil for 2 or 3 minutes. 2. Toss the peppers in with the garlic […]
The great thing about NIOSA is trying different foods from around the world. These veggies, stir-fried with a light batter, are crispy and delicious and a big hit in the Chinatown area. 1. Wash, dry and slice the vegetables into approximately 1½-inch pieces. 2. Prepare tempura batter, either following package directions, or using the recipe […]