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Mexico Foods, Delicacies, Dishes & Recipes

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

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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Traditional Mexican Mulitas Recipe

Mulitas are a traditional Mexican sandwich of two thick tortillas filled with savoury fillings. It is one of the most popular dishes in Mexico and throughout the world. Mulitas are similar to quesadillas except that they use two tortillas with filling in between them, whereas a quesadilla is folded over. In English, the word Mulitas …

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Latin American Obleas Recipe

Obleas are round wafers that are light brown in colour. It is a famous Latin American dessert, usually spread with Colombian caramel called arequipe, and topped with cheese, jams, sprinkles, or fruits. Obleas are also very popular among Latin American countries such as Colombia, Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Venezuela, as well as Spain. It …

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Mexican Torta Cubana Recipe

Torta Cubana is a traditional Mexican sandwich that often comes with a variety of different meats ranging from simple slices of jamón and roasted pork like carnitas to chorizo or carne asada. Despite the fact that Mexico is more well-known for other vessels for fillings like tacos, burritos and fajitas, Torta Cubana is a really popular Mexican …

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Tacos De Cabeza Recipe (Mexican Beef Cheek Tacos)

Tacos de Cabeza are a popular variety of tacos consisting of the cheek meat from the cooked head of an animal topped with salsa, coriander and onions. In Mexican cooking, “cabeza” refers to an entire roasted head of an animal so these tacos are filled with steamed and shredded meat of cow’s head (beef cheek). …

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Pulque: The Traditional Mexican Fermented Alcoholic Drink

What better than a margarita? No, not even a bloody Mary. We present to you the Pulque. And before you butcher the pronunciation, it’s pull-kay. It’s what the people of central Mexico have been drinking for almost 2000 years! And before we get into it, we have to mention that it’s a beer-like beverage, so …

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Authentic Mexican Food: 19 Must-Try Dishes

Let’s face it, Mexican food is so ubiquitous, it has become part of the standard diet in countries all over the world. Of course, as with most cuisines, the food is very often altered to suit local tastes. This means that few people have actually tried the real authentic Mexican fare! In this article we …

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Calf or Bull Testicle Fries (Criadillas) Recipe

Travelling through Argentina it’s not difficult to be able find and eat fried calf or bulls testicles (criadillas), served with salsa. Fancy trying that? “Criadillas” are fried bulls testicles, eaten predominantly in regions where bullfighting is popular and often by the victorious matador as a sign of strength. You can also try them in Spain or …

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Tripas Tacos Recipe (Cow’s Intestines) Mexico

In Mexico and Portugal, tripas (cow’s stomach) is the key ingredient in the traditional dishes: Tripas Tacos (Mexico) and Tripas A moda Do Porto (Portugal). This Tripas Tacos recipe is largely inspired by the amazing tripe dishes I tried on my travels around Mexico. One of the main highlights of Mexico is that it is a gastronomical powerhouse when …

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