DISHES OF THE YUCATÁN

1. Cochinita Pibil

This punchy dish dates back to pre-Conquest Mayan cooking – pork marinated in lime, bitter orange, and achiote (a hot, spicy mix of dried herbs), wrapped in banana leaves and baked in an earthenware dish. A flavorful food, it’s very versatile and can be served as a main course or used to fill tacos. Pollo pibil is a chicken version of this dish.

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Spicy cochinita pibil

2. Puchero

Commonly eaten as a Sunday lunch, puchero is a heart stew found across Latin America, ...

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