New Mexican delicacies on the block

  • Travel Dejavu
    Travel Dejavu
    September 2, 2017 at 2:48 pm #10077

    Mexican food traces back to the ancient Aztec and Maya civilisations and has taken over the world with tortillas, tacos and quesadillas. Mexican food only offers a range of options with the kind of ingredients used in food that can be customised with meats or veggies or beans or sauces. The toppings and fillings of the small bites have numerous variations. Mexican breads are made with a variety of flours especially corn being the staple. Tamale and Carnitas are fast catching up with the taste buds of food sensualists around the world.

    Tamale is dough steamed in corn husk and banana leaf and unwrap it to eat it. The dough is corn based and it is filled with meats, cheese, fruits, veggies and chillies.

    Carnita means small meal or little meats and is basically a pork dish. Pork is braised in oil or lard. Pork meat is cooked until tender and chopped and served with veggies and bread. The meat is juicy served with chopped cilantro, diced onions, salsa, guacamole, tortillas and refried beans or frijoles refritos.

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