Plantain Patties – Gorditas de plátano macho

Plantain Patties – Gorditas de plátano macho

Bananas and plantain are main crops in Southern Mexico, especially in the state of Tabasco, where this recipe was created … click on title for more

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Picaditas – Corn Dough Appetizers for Mexico’s Flag Day

Picaditas – Corn Dough Appetizers  for Mexico’s Flag Day

On February 24, 1821, in the town of Iguala (currently in the Mexican state of Guerrero), Mexican military leader Agustín de Iturbide presented a plan declaring Mexico as an independent country, after almost a decade of cruel battles against the Spanish rule. Iturbide also commissioned the creation of a flag with diagonal bands in different colours, representing three principles, demanded as basic guarantees in his plan: Green – Independence, White – Religion, and Red – Unity … click on title for more

Guajolotitos – My take on a Classic Sandwich

Guajolotitos – My take on a Classic Sandwich

When I was reviewing recipes and stories for my pambazo sandwich post, I came across a version called Guajolote (a Mexican colloquial name for turkey; the bird, not the country). There are slightly different versions, mostly from the Mexican states of Querétaro, and its neighbour, Hidalgo ...  Click on image for more