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.
In Mexico, birthdays, weddings, religious festivities, etc. are usually accompanied by great feasts. Oaxaca-style tamales, cooked in banana leaves, are one of those meals commonly prepared to celebrate those special ocassions. Treat your family with these tamales Oxaca-style made with pork loin in green sauce or shredded chicken in mole sauce. A piece of heaven on every bite.
Hominy with mushrooms is one of the many variations of this traditional Mexican stew that will satisfy carnivores and vegans alike. No plate is similar as the fun comes when each diner customizes the stew with a wide arrange of garnishes. Enjoy with tostadas!