Category: Mexican Food
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 it into a delicacy in Mexico. Before…
Tuétano—In Mexico, Bone Marrow Is Not Just a Luxury Food.
What is tuétano? Tuétano is Spanish for bone marrow, nutritious and delicious roasted and scooped into tacos. Here is where to eat it in San Miguel de Allende Mexico.
Finding Blue Crab in San Miguel de Allende isn’t hard. It’s soft and delicious!
Soft shell crab is one of those foods that always reminds me of summer. Fortunately, soft shell crab is easy to find in the restaurants of San Miguel de Allende Mexico.
Call it Suckling Pig, Cochinillo, or Lechón…there are many tasty versions to try in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Suckling pig (cochinillo) was one of our favorite dishes in Spain and we seek it out wherever we travel. It is also a special dish in Latin America, where it is called lechón. Now, we have the same enthusiasm trying the many versions of lechón created by chefs in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where…
Seared Sea Scallops with Charred Salsa Verde
This recipe was inspired by a dish we had many years ago in Ajijic, Mexico. The name of the restaurant has been forgotten, but the taste of seared sea scallops with a smoky charred tomatillo salsa verde has stuck with us. We have recreated it many times. While the ingredients are all Mexican, we have…
Swimming Through a Sea of Raw Fish Delights in San Miguel de Allende
Whether you call it ceviche, tiradito, crudo, or carpaccio—raw or marinated seafood is fresh, fun, flavorful and good for you. It is also very popular in restaurants in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and we’re loving it! It appears winter has passed and it’s warming up here in San Miguel. With this change in weather…
Mexican Pulpo Rivals the Best in the World…
…at least in the parts of the world where I’ve eaten. Having lived in Spain and Portugal for the last few years, we’ve had a lot of amazing pulpo (octopus). Arguably some of the best in the world. We are thrilled to find that the pulpo in the restaurants of San Miguel de Allende and…