Salsa Macha – One Sauce for Every Taste

Salsa Macha – One Sauce for Every Taste

In an informal context, salsa macha translates as “brave sauce”, and applies here in the sense that it is extremely strong and spicy; it would probably also raise a challenge of only those being machos/machas themselves, or “brave to the extreme” being able to eat it. However, a nice feature of this recipe is that levels of spiciness, smokiness, sweetness, etc. may be controlled by choosing different peppers … click on title for more

Two spicy recipes from Yucatan

Two spicy recipes from Yucatan

In the Mexican state of Yucatán, sweet peppers, moderately hot such as xcatik, or extra spicy habaneros, are frequently served with the regional food, either by themselves, or as part of sauces and quick pickles. Habaneros have an impressive range of 100 000 to 300 000 Scoville units, so I decided that including Filius Blue peppers instead of habaneros in the following two recipes, should be much more tamed in comparison … click on title for more