Costillas de Res con Chile y Jamaica – Short Ribs with Chile and Hibiscus

Hibiscus flowers are not used only for beverages in Mexico, also being eaten in savory crunchy tacos, mixed with potatoes, chiles and occasionally cheese. Using the flowers in this way isn’t surprising at all once the very meaty texture of the rehydrated flower is experienced. This recipe takes advantage of the leftover flowers from a…

Reading Material: Eat Mexico by Lesley Téllez

Recently I was asked for advice on what I thought the best Mexican cookbooks were. I was a bit stumped when it came to giving an answer. The first thing I will tell anyone about Mexican food is that is a highly regional cuisine, which creates a problem for books aiming to cover the entirety of…