Carnitas — Carnitas is a very famous Mexican dish. It consists of braised pork and can be eaten by itself (and tortillas, a chili sauce) or as the filling in tamales, tacos and burritos.
Chiles with Walnut Sauce
— This stuffed chile, inspired by C.Muñoz of Jalisco, Mexico, was supposedly created by the people of Puebla, Mexico for a banquet in honor of Don Agustín de Iturbide’s saint’s day on August 28.
— Picadillo is a traditional dish in many Latin American countries, often used as a filling for tostadas and tortillas or served over rice. In this Mexican Picadillo recipe, jalapeños, cumin and oregano add dimension to the ground beef and vegetables. Perfect for entertaining large groups too.
Yucatan Roast Pork — This was originally prepared by the Mayans in ovens dug into the earth and lined with stones. The meat was wrapped in seaweed or banana leaves and left to roast slowly in its own juices.