Mexican Sausage in Green Sauce with Paddle Cacti

Mexican Sausage in Green Sauce with Paddle Cacti

As I remember, in Mexico, longaniza was usually a fresh pork sausage, or cured for only a short time, and prepared with meat with a coarser grind than chorizo. For this recipe, either Mexican chorizo or longaniza may be used, whichever variety is the less cured … 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