With the recent Taco revolution happening in the UK, we figured it is time to give you some tips on how to make your very own corn tortillas. Something that people might not know is that corn tortillas go beyond Tacos. Being a staple of Mexican cuisine, you will almost certainly find them in every […]
Contrary to the way sweet potato is widely eaten in the UK and other countries of the world where it is used in savoury dishes, in Mexico and other places of Latin America we see sweet potato as a vegetable used mainly to make desserts.
Here in London, ‘Latin’ food finally seems to be having its 15 minutes of fame. However, despite the city finally acknowledging that Doritos are not tortilla chips, and brie doesn’t belong in a burrito, street food is still the common thread when it comes to Central and South American offerings in the UK’s capital.
Courgette as well as its flower are very popular in Mexico. Unlike the courgette in the UK, the most common type of courgette found in the country is short and pale green. Both of them can be used to make a perfect gratin.
Originally from Ecuador the Llapingachos are made with boiled and mashed potatoes stuffed with cheese. They can be served as an appetizer or a side dish served with fried egg, sausage or chorizo and avocado.