Some Mexican Favorites

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Mexican Food Collage
Mexico has long been one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, especially attracting sun seekers and food lovers. If you are fortunate enough to have a chance for a trip to Mexico in future, make sure to experience the following Mexican dishes and their unique Mexican flavors. In last article, we talked about Mexican food in general, the basic spices and ingredients used in the recipe. Here we will let you few of top Mexican foods that must be tried.

Chilaquiles

This famous classic breakfast recipe contains slightly fried corn tortillas topped with spicy red or green salsa. If you like spicy food, red salsa is spicier. Fried or scrambled eggs and pulled chicken are generally included on the top, along with cream and cheese. These are often served with healthy portion of refried beans called frijoles.

Pozole

As stated by anthropologists, the pre-Hispanic soup was once the part of ritual sacrifices. Nowadays, pork, vegetable and chicken pozole editions are available in daily surroundings. Made up of hominy corn along with a lot of spices and herbs, this recipe is usually stewed for a night. It is served with lime, onion, radish, lettuce and chili.

Tacos al pastor

This traditional Mexican food is one of most popular taco varieties, with origin traced back to 1920s and 1930s, after the arrival of Syrian and Lebanese immigrants to the Mexico. Literally, tacos al pastor means “in the style of shepherd”, and is made with fine strips of pork sliced and placed on warm corn tortillas and served with coriander leaves, pineapple and onions.

Elote

Elote is the Mexican name for corn on the cob. It is found in almost every city street in Mexico. Traditionally boiled corn is served with chili, salt, lime, butter, mayonnaise, cheese and sour cream, making it quite savory and spicy; a trait of Mexican food.

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