Crazy Snacks for Halloween – Dorilocos and Tostilocos 

Crazy Snacks for Halloween – Dorilocos and Tostilocos 

For Halloween treats, I have bought a variety pack of individual-sized bags of chips, and they made me think of a kind of popular snacks that started to appear as a street food in Mexico back in the 1990s; after the plain bag of chips is opened on one side (as opposed to the top), and heavily loaded with toppings, seasonings and lime juice, it becomes a “crazy” snack ... click on title for more 

Cueritos (with Vegan Option!)

Cueritos (with Vegan Option!)

In Mexican cuisine, cueritos are fresh pieces of pork skin, which have been separated from the meat and fat, and may be either fried with other parts of the pork (carnitas), or as in this recipe, boiled and pickled in vinegar, often mixed with pickled jalapeños and carrots (escabeche.) As a bonus, although it might seem impossible to conceive this dish without pork rind, the flavour of cooked fresh pork rinds is mild, and its texture, chewy, so it was not very hard to think of konjac as a vegan substitute with similar characteristics ... click on title for more