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

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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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 consisting of two thick tortillas filled with savoury fillings. It is one of the most popular dishes in Mexico and is also popular 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 …

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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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Mexican Food: 29 Traditional Dishes of Mexico

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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