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Similar to tortilla soup, this version is sour from lots of whole limes in the broth and garnish; roasted habañero chiles add smokey heat to this bright soup.
Tropical fruit adds sweetness and acidity to this fragrant, spicy salsa. The tart pineapple is a perfect foil for rich meats, stewed chicken, and roasted fish.
The recipe for this thirst-quencher comes from Hugo Ortega's Street Food of Mexico (Bright Sky Press, 2012).
Mango-chile is one of hundreds of flavors of paleta (ice-pops) you can find in Mexico.
Pineapple is one of the hundreds of flavors of paleta that you'll find in Mexico. Other delicious paletas include arroz con leche, tamarind-chile, and strawberries and cream.
Strawberries and cream is one of the hundreds of flavors of paleta that you'll find in Mexico. Other unusual flavors include arroz con leche, tamarind-chile, and pineapple.
Tamarind-chile is one of the hundreds of flavors of paleta that you'll find in Mexico. Other popular flavors include arroz con leche, pineapple, and strawberries and cream.
We based this recipe on one that appears in Seasons of My Heart: A Culinary Journey Through Oaxaca, Mexico (Ballantine, 1999) by the Oaxaca-based cook Susana Trilling, who recommends making this dessert the day before you serve it.
This stuffing gets its sweet-spicy flavor from chiles, fennel, prunes, and cumin.
This sweet-tart wine punch was invented by members of the Junior League of Houston book club in the 1970s.
This dessert is a symphony of sweet and tart.
This sweet, festive salad gives off a lot of juice if it sits for a while, so it's best to assemble it just before serving.
The result of the long, slow-cooking process in this dish, is a meltingly tender stew of meat and vegetables, best scooped up with tortillas.
After a spicy meal, the bright and simple taste of this sorbet is quite refreshing.
This gooey, peppery pound cake topped with caramelized pineapple has a hint of the tropics.
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This purée of avocado and sour cream serves as a rich, cooling counterpoint to chipotle-spiced wings.
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