About the Show

Professional chef and cookbook author Marcela Valladolid prepares a fresh take on Mexican food and shares simple and authentic recipes in her series, Mexican Made Easy. Marcela, inspired by her dual Mexican and Southern Californian upbringing, transforms stereotypes of the cuisine into healthy and easy-to-prepare Mexican meals. Whether serving home-cooked dinner for her son or entertaining friends and family, Marcela brings to the table fresh flavor that fits all tastes.

About the Host

Marcela Valladolid

Marcela grew up around expert cooks and shares her passion for food as a host on The Kitchen, as a judge on Best Baker in America and in her cooking show, Mexican Made Easy.

Most Popular Recipes

All Mexican Made Easy Recipes

Traditional Mexican Christmas Salad

Chilaquiles with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Coconut Flan

Tres Leches Cake

Easy Corn Tamales

Cafe Mexicano (Spiced "cafe de olla" coffee)

Cinnamon-Sugar Crisps ("Bunuelos")

Pickled Pineapple Salsa

Mexican Bean Stew ("Frijoles De La Olla")

Banana-Yam Casserole

Toasted Bean and Cheese Open-Faced Sandwiches ("Molletes")

Mexican Cucumber Martinis

Jalapeno Roasted Chicken with Baby Broccolini

Crunchy Garden Salad

Cowboy Beans


Mexican Mango Cake

Mexican Ricotta Spread with Grilled Tostadas

Mexican Meatloaf

Classic Tortilla Soup

Baked Mexican Cheese Sticks

Veracruz-Style Tilapia ("Pescado A La Veracruzana")

Roasted Sarandeado-Style Whole Snapper

Golden Beet Carpaccio Salad

Mexican Summer Salad

Caramel Popcorn Balls

Pork Cracklings with Green Salsa (Chicharrones en Salsa Verde)