Cinco De Mayo is one of the special colourful festivities of Mexico. It commemorates the triumph of the Mexican Armies over the French militaries in Puebla region. At first this festival was considered a minor one but as the time pass by, it eventually grew on the hearts, not only of the Mexican people, but also with the American folks. As of the present there are more than 150 official Cinco De Mayo events in Mexico and US borders. Since this is a time for joy and celebration, food will always be present. Here is our list of 8 must try Cinco De Mayo’s Recipes.
GRILL, SOUP AND GREEN
Fish Taco on the Grill
A sumptuous 20 minute recipe that is made up of succulent chunks of white fish, onions, avocados and soft tortilla.
Rick Bayless’ Tortilla Soup with Shredded Chard
Another way to recreate your tortilla is by making it into a soup. Try this menu for that rich, flavourful taste.
Cooked Green Salsa (Salsa Verde)
Salsas will always be present on the Mexican table. Spice up your menu with this salsa verde. It goes well with nachos, tortillas and eggs. It’s so versatile it can even be the base of your meat.
If you think that Mexican food is all about the heat, then you are wrong. This gelado recipe will surely make you see avocados in a different light. It’s rich and creamy, you’ll definitely want to have it again and again.
Flan with Muscovado Sauce
This is your basic leche flan with a twist. Just pour over the flan the delicious mixture of raw sugar (Muscovado) for that sinfully yummy sweet taste.
Frozen Bananas Dipped in Mexican Chocolate Ganache and Spicy Honeyed Peanuts.
Last dessert must try is the Frozen Bananas Dipped in Mexican Chocolate Ganache and Spicy Honeyed Peanuts. The contradicting flavours of the chilli nuts and the chocolate dipped bananas make this dessert a truly delectable one.
Lemon Lime Margaritas
What is a festival without drinks? Drinks are a sure staple for every occasion. Quench that thirst with this margarita. It’s so smooth; you’ll definitely put it on your own menu.
Michelada aka Bloody Beer
Another drink to dig into is this bloody beer. Because it is just light and savory, you’ll experience a much gentler effect compared to other cocktail drinks.
So for your Cinco de Mayo celebration, be sure to try these recipes for a sure winner feast!
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