Shredded brisket or as we called it, carne deshebrada, makes delicious and nutricious Mexican tacos. © Jeanine Thurston, 2011

Mexican beef brisket tacos: Tacos de carne deshebrada

Beef brisket reminds me of family gatherings back home. We had a big family gathering with all the cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and anyone else we considered family. As soon as everyone arrived the pans of shredded brisket or as we called it, carne deshebrada, came out of nowhere. After that came the huge bowls of potato salad, […]

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Mexican mini tostadas with spiced tomato confit: Tostadas de tinga vegetariana

These mini tostadas with spiced tomato confit are based on the classic Puebla spiced tomato dish, but made without the chicken or chorizo, so vegetarian guests can munch happily on the mini tostadas with a tangy tomato topping. Leaving the charred, roasted skin on the tomatoes is characteristic of Central Mexican cooking, and adds a […]

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