India is said to be the original home of the relish, with an array to match every one if its equally vast variety of street-food snack.
Imagine pakora without relish? It’s like pasta without sauce or pizza without a topping. It’s just not done
Continue reading “Spicy Tomato Relish”
No overview of salsa can be complete without the classic cooked tomato salsa.
Tomatoes in Mexico come in two major varieties: xitomates, the red fruit we’re familiar with in Europe, and tomate or the smaller tomatillos, usually green but also orange and even purple and related to the cape gooseberry or physallis. Continue reading “Classic Mexican Salsa”
Guaca comes from aguacate, an Hispanization of the Aztec āhuacatl, literally meaning testicle. Mole likewise comes from molli: a sauce or spread – or paté in a locuacious moment. Continue reading “The Mexican Classics: Guacamole & Pico De Gallo”