Mexico

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Mexico.
Channel Mexico With These Baja-Inspired Chipotle Grilled Shrimp Tostadas | https://saltandwind.com

Channel Mexico With These Baja-Inspired Chipotle Grilled Shrimp Tostadas

With a crispy tostada, smahsed avocado, marinated cabbage, pickled onions, and chipotle grilled shrimp, this recipe brings the flavor with not all that much work!

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Everything You've Ever Wanted To Ask About Tortillas | https://saltandwind.com

Everything You've Ever Wanted To Ask About Tortillas

Up your Mexican food I.Q. with this guide to all things tortillas!

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Charred Poblano, Corn, and Pancetta Pizza Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Charred Poblano, Corn, and Pancetta Pizza Recipe

The end of summer is prime corn and chile season so we combine them in this Charred Poblano, Corn, and Pancetta Pizza.

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Avocado Coconut Strawberry Semifreddo Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Avocado Coconut Strawberry Semifreddo Recipe

The traditional frozen Italian dessert, semifreddo, gets a decidedly California twist thanks to the combination of avocado, lime, and strawberries!

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Spice Up Your Sunday Brunch With This Tomatillo Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Spice Up Your Sunday Brunch With This Tomatillo Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe

I’ve been obsessed with all things verde lately, ever since returning from my trip to Baja California, be it salsa verde or Aguachile Verde. So, naturally, when I created a twist on a Bloody Mary for my fellow Californians at Hangar 1 Vodka, I went verde and made this Tomatillo Bloody Mary Cocktail. 

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Aperol Paloma Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Aperol Paloma Cocktail Recipe

We like our cocktails with an edge: sometimes spicy and other times just a tinge bitter. You're probably noticed that we use Campari and Aperol A LOT when we want a hint of bitter so it was only a matter of time until we added it to our margaritas!

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Classic Paloma Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Classic Paloma Cocktail Recipe

While in the United States the most popular tequila cocktail is undoubtedbly the margarita, south of the border it's this easier-to-make grapefruit soda-and-tequila cocktail known as the Paloma.

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Tequila Citrus Carne Asada Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Tequila Citrus Carne Asada Recipe

A simple recipe for the classic Mexican recipe of carne asada made with skirt steak, garlic, lime, orange juice, and tequila.

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The Seven Classic Moles You Should Eat When You Travel To Oaxaca | https://saltandwind.com

The Seven Classic Moles You Should Eat When You Travel To Oaxaca

You probably know mole. And Oaxaca. But did you know that there are seven moles that come from Oaxaca? Here is everything you need to know to master mole for your next trip to Mexico:

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Signs You're Being An Ugly American When You Travel To Mexico | https://saltandwind.com

Signs You're Being An Ugly American When You Travel To Mexico

Ever feel like you’re leaning in to the cliche of being an ugly American tourist when you travel to Mexico? Here are our telltale signs you should check before you hop on a flight!

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Baja California Foods Worth Crossing The Border For | https://saltandwind.com

Baja California Foods Worth Crossing The Border For

Yup, we’d brave the border wait to Baja California just for the absurdly fresh seafood and a bottle of the local craft beer. And for the tostadas. And the salsas. Truth is, we travel to eat and these are the dishes we can’t wait to eat on our next trip south to Mexico.

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{Aguachile Verde} Sinaloa-Style Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Aguachile Verde} Sinaloa-Style Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp Recipe

On my last trip to Tijuana I stopped and tried every Aguachile I came across. On our second day, we started out at the Mariscos El Paisa street stand to get a taste of Sinaloan aguachile aka Aguachile Verde. I'm not the master coctolero that these guys were so by now means is this their exact recipe. But, I recreated my favorite parts of the dish to make this shrimp aguachile.

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