Mexican comfort food. Well, maybe somewhere between Mex and Tex-Mex. Doesn’t matter. Chicken with tomatillo sauce is all about simple, satisfying flavours. Tomatillo, jalapeño, garlic, onion, chicken. That’s just good living.
Mexican chicken with roasted tomato salsa upscales Mexican into dinner party territory. Two simple ingredients come together with a bit of classic technique to make something more than the sum of the parts.
Beef barbacoa is a sure fire way to make tacos that people talk about. Talk about in a good way. The richness of the beef. The gentle heat from the chiles. The tang of the vinegar. Just big, wonderful flavours. Hard to beat. If you can make pot roast, you can make beef barbacoa.
This quick Mexican slaw is perfect when you need something awesome to go with your star attraction but you don’t have a lot of time. Cabbage, onions, carrots, jalapeños and a slightly sweet and tangy dressing come together in no time flat. With tacos. With grilled meats. Or even a spicy rare tuna steak.
Yucatan pulled pork – cochinita pibil – is one the most flavourful pulled pork dishes out there. It’s loaded with big citrus and achiote taste. Roasted garlic and some good old fashioned smoke pushes it way over the top. This is pulled pork Mexican style.
Enchiladas verdes. So simple. So tasty. Easy to get right. Easy to get wrong as well. Keep a few things in mind and you can make better enchiladas verdes than you can buy.