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Julia B. Wilde

Pork belly san miguel allende restaurants mexico

Pork Belly—Delicious in Any Form

What is pork belly and where can you find it in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico? Pork belly is the most delectable part of the pig, possessing that perfect combination of meat and fat. We searched for pork belly dishes in restaurants throughout San Miguel de Allende. Here are our four favorites.

Huitlacoche ears of corn

Huitlacoche: Hard to Say, Easy to Eat

One of my favorite things about living in a different culture is learning about local ingredients, and Mexican cuisine is full of interesting foods. Take huitlacoche, for example. Huitlacoche (pronounced “weet-lah-ko-chay”) is an edible fungus that grows on corn, swelling the kernels into blue-gray mushroom-like galls and transforming […]

Spanish croquetas de gambas shrimp croqueta recipe

Spanish Croquetas

Croquetas are a staple in Spanish tapas bars and restaurants, and we ate countless numbers of them in Spain. The perfect Spanish croquetas are breaded and fried rolls with a crunchy exterior and soft creamy interior, usually filled with bits of meat like jamón (hame), salt cod, or […]