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Mexican recipes, foods, cuisines, dishes and blogs. Discover a whole host of travel inspiration and food delicacies from Mexico.

Traditional Pepito Recipe

Pepito is a traditional Spanish sandwich made using beef, pork or chicken. It is also widely consumed throughout Latin America, in particular Venezuela where it is a popular street food and Mexico. Additional primary ingredients used to prepare this sandwich include refried beans, black beans or pinto beans. The bread can be a soft roll, …

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Mexican Ensalada de Pollo Recipe

Ensalada de pollo is a creamy chicken salad from Mexico, a popular, hearty dish to serve at parties and holidays. This salad is made with chicken, combined with chopped up vegetables and lettuce, coated with a creamy mayonnaise-based dressing. Origin & Cultural Significance Ensalada de pollo is served at parties and large gatherings across Mexico, …

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Mexican Chicken Mole Recipe

Chicken mole is a traditional Mexican dish prepared using chicken and mole sauce, which is made using cloves, cinnamon, anise, coriander, dried chiles and chocolate. Other ingredients include fruits, nuts, chilli peppers, and spices like black pepper, cinnamon, or cumin. The dish is fairly spicy and bittersweet, with a hint of earthy flavor. It is …

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Stinking Toe Fruit (West Indian Locust Fruit)

Stinking Toe Fruit, also known as locust fruit or jatobá, is the fruit of the West Indian Locust, the largest tree in the Caribbean. A popular fruit throughout Latin America, it is known as Stinking Toe Fruit as its shape is similar to a big toe and its pungent smell is like a sweaty foot. …

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Mexican Burrito Recipe

A burrito is a Mexican dish consisting of a flour tortilla filled with many ingredients including meat (most often beef, chicken, or pork), rice, cooked beans, vegetables (which include mostly lettuce, tomatoes and cheese) and condiments like salsa, pico de gallo, guacamole, or crema. Burritos can also be seen served wet, which involves covering them …

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Mexican Sincronizada Recipe

Sincronizada is a Mexican flour tortilla-based sandwich which is prepared using ham, vegetables (such as tomatoes, lettuce, onion, etc.) and Oaxaca cheese (or any kind of cheese). The ingredients are placed in between the two flour tortillas and grilled or lightly fried until the cheese tends to melt and the tortillas are a little crispy. …

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Mexican Gringas Tacos Recipe

Gringas (the feminine form of gringo) are a type of Mexican taco prepared using flour tortillas, which are packed with al pastor-marinated pork meat, cheese and pineapple slices. Other ingredients include onions, chili sauce, and coriander, which are added according to the consumer’s preference. They are then grilled in the same way as a quesadilla …

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Pejelagarto (Tropical Gar) in Green Sauce Recipe

Pejelagarto is a rare species of fish which is generally found in water bodies along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico (particularly throughout Tabasco). The species is most well known for having existed for 100 million years in which time it survived dramatic evolutionary changes. Pejelagarto is traditionally fried or roasted (depending on the …

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Mexican Tacos Gobernador Recipe

Tacos Gobernador is a Mexican dish consisting of tacos filled with shrimps, chillies, some cheese and a tomato sauce wrapped in a corn tortilla. The dish is a fairly new tradition, named after a governor who particularly enjoyed the flavor of shrimp with cheese. There are many variations on the recipe, including the level of …

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Mexican Garnacha Recipe

Mexican Garnacha is a crispy tortilla topped with an assortment of tomato sauce, meat and potatoes. Seasoned with spices, very much in the mestizo style, which alters the ingredients to make the flavor more delicate. Its preparation is very similar to that of Mexican sopes, but the filling is what makes the difference. Garnacha is …

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Huitlacoche (Corn Smut) & How To Eat It

Huitlacoche is a soft and spreadable fungus that grows on the ears of corn, eaten in Mexico. Other names for this is corn smut, cuitlacoche, or Mexican truffle. Sound delicious? Thought not! If it sounds a little weird that’s because it is certainly a very unusual delicacy, but if you are tempted to try it …

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