Mexico

Find the best Mexico travel tips with help from our experts at Salt & Wind Travel. We cover the difference between mezcal and tequila, give you a guide to the best tacos, share how to shop at a market, travel stories, and more all inspired by Mexico.
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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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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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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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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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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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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From Mexico Con Amor: Foods That Originated In Mexico | https://saltandwind.com

From Mexico Con Amor: Foods That Originated In Mexico

Do you know what avocados, cacao, chiles, and corn have in common? They're just a few of the everyday foods that originated in Mexico!

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Must-Have Cookbooks for the Global Cook | https://saltandwind.com

Must-Have Cookbooks for the Global Cook

Swap your passport for these 20 must-have global cookbooks, and take a journey to some of the most iconic culinary locations, all within the comfort of your kitchen.

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Charred Asparagus With Requeson And Mexican Dukkah Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Charred Asparagus With Requeson And Mexican Dukkah Recipe

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. 

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{Escabeche} Hot Mexican Pickled Carrots Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Escabeche} Hot Mexican Pickled Carrots Recipe

All you have to do is meet Delilah Snell and you’ll likely be as convinced of her awesomeness as I am. When we met, it was quite clear Delilah and I were equally food obsessed and we quickly became close enough that she was willing to share the recipe for these Mexican-style pickled carrots.

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