Sundays are meant for family, friends, and a relaxing dinner to end the week, but what would that meal be without a good side dish. Something that’s spicy, sweet, or a little bit of both. Salsas can be all of that and more. Check out some of my own salsa creations as well as ones from chefs that I’ve really enjoyed.
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In preparation for this year’s Día de la Independencia de México (Sept. 16) I wanted to try a new salsa recipe, Salsa Borracha, from Chef Margarita Carrillo Aaronte’s book Mexico: The Cookbook. Salsa Borracha is a unique dish that has many different variations, but Chef Margarita’s recipe is composed of pasilla chiles, onion, garlic, orangeContinue reading “Salsa Borracha”
One of my favorite memories from living in New Mexico, was going on morning runs along the Rio Grande during the fall while taking in the aroma of roasted chiles from nearby farms. It is one of the most pleasurable smells you will ever encounter, with the roasted chiles warming your heart both literally andContinue reading “New Mexican Salsa Macha”
Salsa Morada Morita uses majestic looking purple bell peppers, prickly pear fruit, and red onions (hence the name morada), while also offering a fiery taste with the inclusion of chile moritas. If you have never used chile moritas before, they are jalapeño peppers that have been dehydrated. They are similar to a chipotle pepper withContinue reading “Salsa Morada Morita”
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