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Beginner’s Guide To Mexican Food, Part VIII: Authentic Carnitas

Carnitas platter

If you love mouthwateringly juicy and tasty meats, you’ll love Carnitas! Crispy, flavorful, yet juicy and tender Mexican shredded pork slow-cooked to absolute perfection! In fact, if you’re anything like me, Carnitas may be the single best Mexican dish you’d never heard of before setting foot on the North American continent. That’s right, class, following […]

Bánh Mì Recipe: How to make the classic Vietnamese Sandwich

Let me tell you a story about one of my favorite sandwiches: the Vietnamese Bánh Mì Sandwich! The story about the Bánh Mì is the story about how a classic of the Vietnamese street kitchen – a crispy, meaty, vegetal and spicy punch of a sandwich – has become an international sensation against all odds. […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part VII: Mexican Hotdog Recipe

Fully loaded Mexican hotdog

“Mexican hotdogs! <3” – The reply came promptly! I was bouncing ideas off the smug, little face of one of my prettiest, little (self-proclaimed) fans and favorite wine writers, Anja over at mindifiwhine.dk. The lady was not in doubt, she wanted hotdogs! And, well, now, if there’s one thing I’ve learned from my many years […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part VI: Perfect Tacos al Pastor

tacos al pastor

Behold the beauty that is Tacos al Pastor: Soft corn tortillas stuffed with a magical, marinated substance known as pork al pastor along with grilled pineapple, salsa verde and onion! Tacos al Pastor in all their glory – cooked by me, meticulously plated for your food porn needs by Malou from Klidmoster.dk I know, I […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part V: Homemade Corn Tortillas and Tacos

homemade corn tortillas

What is the single most well-known, most iconic and most recognizable Mexican food? Tacos! For better or for worse, tacos must be the answer! Few dishes have achieved as much international fame and accolade as the humble taco and few have been as bastardized and sadly misunderstood.   TACOS! In all their over-stuffed glory! Cooked […]