Mexicrave ~ Adriana Torres

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This is officially one of my favorite salads of the summer. Chimichurri is a popular topping throughout Central and South America most commonly used to complement  grilled meat. The salad dressing is simple –  a concoction of only a few ingredients that will not overpower the taste of the grilled steak. And believe me, the chimichurri topping packs enough flavor!   Recipe serves 4 Chimichurri Topping Ingredients 1/2 cup finely shopped parsley 4-5 garlic cloves finely minced 1/2 tbsp. dried… Read More

Pabellón Criollo is a traditional Venezuelan dish consisting of shredded beef sautéed with onions and peppers and served with white rice, black beans, and fried plantains. There are a few other variations; some top off the dish with an over-easy egg and others sprinkle  queso fresco on the black beans. The flavors bind together amazingly and I’m sure you’ll enjoy this dish as much as I do. Ingredients: 1 1/5 lb. flank… Read More

Milanesa is a thin piece of breaded and fried steak – usually labeled milanesa on the package at the grocery store. My favorite way to eat this is in a sandwich, traditionally in bolillos. I top it off with lettuce, tomato and avocado slices. And don’t forget the mayonnaise! Frying the meat is simple: In a bowl, hand beat a couple of eggs. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. On a separate plate,… Read More