20 food terms that you must know before visiting Mexico!

Sumer is almost here and Mexico is right next to us! What better thing to do this summer than traveling to one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with food so delicious that it has been a cultural heritage for humanity by UNESCO, and with any good and special thing, it comes with it's own way of doing and naming things. 

Here is a short list of terms that you must know before taking this trip, enjoy!

 Al carb√≥n - marinated meat
 Al Horno - Oven baked
 Al Pastor - marinated pork
 Antojito - Appetizer
 Birria - Spicy Mexican meat stew, usually with goat, lamb or mutton
 Bistec - beefsteak
 Buche - pork stomach cooked in lard
 Carnitas - Shredded, fried pork, often salty
 Chicharrones - Deep fried pork rinds
 Chilaquiles - Fried tortillas, topped with salsa or mole and cheese. typically a breakfast item
 Chimichanga-Deep fried meat burrito
 Chipotle - Ripe jalepeno, smoked and dried. Can be canned in Adobo sauce.
 Choriqueso - Chorizo with cheese
 Curtido - pickled vegetables, typically cabbage, carrots. similar to cole slaw
 Entomatada - tortilla in tomato sauce with onions, chiles and filling
 Horchata - Rice beverage
 Nopales - Cactus
 Pozole - soup or stew with hominy, pork, chile, vegetables
 Pupusa - round, thin bread stuffed with various
 Rajas con crema - poblanos with creme, common party food

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