Asian Heritage and an Asian-Inspired Spicy Sauce

Asian Heritage and an Asian-Inspired Spicy Sauce

Asian heritage is considered the fourth  root of Mexican heritage, along with its native, European, and African roots. Nowadays, there are important Asian communities in several Mexican states, which has influenced local cuisine.  One ingredient that has entered Mexican kitchens in the last decades is soy sauce, used in stews and other dishes as a condiment for added umami (yummy flavour), but also as the main component of sauces ... click on title for more

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