Pan de cazón – Layered Tortillas with Fish Filling

Pan de cazón – Layered Tortillas with Fish Filling

This is a very traditional dish in all of the Yucatan peninsula (Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo.)  Although "pan" means bread, the plate is assembled with a tower of corn tortillas, alternating with fish filling, black bean paste, and tomato sauce. Cazón is the Spanish name for a number of edible small species of shark, although other white-fleshed fish may be used in this recipe ... click on title for more

Chiapas Style Garnachitas – A Snack from Southern Mexico

Chiapas Style Garnachitas – A Snack from Southern Mexico

The word garnacha has several uses in the Spanish language. In Mexico, it has become a generic name for any sort of street food, especially if it is fried, and usually corn dough based; however, the original garnacha, still very traditional in Southern states and along the Gulf of Mexico, is a fried corn dough disc topped with different ingredients, depending on the region. The state of Chiapas has a diminutive version of its own ... click on title for more