Pan de Muerto’ / ‘Day of the Dead Bread’ is one of the most iconic traditions of Mexican culture. It is prepared every 1st and 2nd day of November. The top of the bread represents a skull and the sides represent bones. It’s sweet and tangy since it’s prepared with orange blossom extract & orange zest.
Birria is a traditional plate in Western Mexico, most commonly as a stew of goat or lamb but also prepared with beef and chicken. It has a hearty, tangy & spicy flavor and legend says it can cure any hangover.
Esquites is essentially corn removed from the cob, stir-fried or braised with herbs and spices and served in a cup with some lime, chili pepper powder and some other toppings as crumbled cheese and mayo.
Shawarma is one of the most popular dishes worldwide, commonly prepared on a vertical spit grilled for as long as a day, served with rice, salad, or inside a flatbread.
Traditionally shaped by hand into the form of a ring from yeasted wheat dough, first boiled for a short time in water and then baked. A world wide breakfast classic nowadays!
This recipe is the perfect option for a quick lunch or dinner, easy to prepare and simply delicious. It can be served with a some mexican rice as garnish.
These delicious potato patties, crispy on the outside, and fluffy on the inside are so versatile that could work as a garnish or as a veggie main dish.
‘Balacao a la Vizcaina’ is a Spanish-style dish (from the Basque region) very common in Mexico and other Latin-American countries during Christmas, New Year’s Eve but also on Easter since the catholic tradition encourages people to eat more fish during Lent (Cuaresma).
‘Queso fundido’ is decent portion of cheese served little hot iron or clay container, hot steaming, and bubbling. Ready to be scooped out and laid carefully over a warm tortilla with your favorite toppings, guacamole, or pico de gallo.
Mexican chorizo is a spicy and highly seasoned sausage typically made from ground pork. However, it can also be made from ground beef, chicken but also TOFU as a vegan option.