Our home state of California is one of our favorite places to travel, but we think you’d need to do to a week-long road trip to do it justice. Ana Kamin proved us wrong when she went on a weekend road trip that hit some of the state’s major highlights so we asked her to recreate the itinerary for you.
In this super simple salad, pencil-thin asparagus are charred on a grill then tossed with a quick lime and olive oil combo. The twist I added was making a twist on Egyptian dukkah (a seed-herb-nut mix used for dipping bread) and used classic Mexican ingredients like cumin, Mexican oregano, pistachios, and almonds. The dish then gets finished with the best requeson (ie ricotta) you can find and a few nasturtium leaves.
We have nothing against a standard mango margarita -- it's a little floral, sweet, and a totally refreshing take on the classic margarita cocktail. But this mango margarita variation brings some more depth by mixing together charred fresh mango, ancho chile tequila, and smoky mezcal.
There's nothing wrong with a classic margarita, but sometimes you gotta mix it up. When you do, try one of these Mexican-inspired cocktail recipes that your happy hour pals or party guests may not expect!
Grab a margarita glass, or even a pitcher, because it's finally Cinco de Mayo! It's time to celebrate, Salt & Wind style, which means not skimping on the guac, toasting with tacos, and hydrating with margaritas. Here are 9 recipes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo from morning until night.