Mexico's gastronomic culture through a variety of street dishes
Mexico is renowned for having some of the world’s most exceptional street food. Street food represents an essential and authentic facet of Mexican cuisine, deeply rooted in the culture and recognized as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. As we embark on this culinary journey, our senses will evoke the diverse characters who passionately vend Mexican street food, from the aromatic tamales and atole to the colorful fruit vendors, tricycle riders on the beach, and the taco-sellers with their baskets.
This course will treat you to a diverse array of dishes, crafted from a plethora of ingredients such as corn (in its white, yellow, blue, and black varieties), tomatoes, epazote, nopales, and a variety of chiles. The ultimate goal is for students to grasp the essence of Mexican street cuisine, immersing themselves in its bustling streets and lively markets through visually appealing preparations, tantalizing aromas, and unforgettable flavors.
What you'll learn
From antojitos, and fruits to corn-based creations, refreshing beverages, and delectable cakes.
Embrace the essence of this cuisine with its emphasis on fresh ingredients. Discover the art of working with a variety of chiles, tomatoes, corn, and vegetables. Delve into the world of “banderillas,” featuring grilled shrimp, creamy corn, and chili-infused mangoes. Craft masa-based snacks like tlacoyos and gorditas. Utilize Mexican bread to create pambazos and tortas ahogadas. Master the art of preparing a traditional breakfast – the guajolota (a sandwich with Oaxacan tamale) paired with atole. Beyond just recipes, you’ll also learn the proper technique for assembling and lining the quintessential taco basket, ensuring it keeps your delectable creations warm throughout a bustling day on the streets or at an event
Who is it for?
This online course is aimed at both gastronomy professionals and foodies who love Mexican cuisine and want to discover the charm of street food. Many dishes can be adapted to the desired format: to make for the street, for the home, or for a restaurant.
What you’ll need
- Bamboo sticks
- Pastry brush
- Cider glass
- Comal (Griddle Pan)
- Cooking Shovel
- Tortilla press
- Pewter spoons
- Taco basket
What are you waiting for?
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