Eating In: Sinaloa, Mexico

January 3, 2012

 

 

All of my family is from Mexcio. My mother, my sisters and I are the only ones that live in the US now. When we were little girls my mom use to send us off to Mexico for months at a time. There we were, 6 and 10, riding the plane in full excitement. I have countless summer memories in Sinaloa and most of my memories come from the food that originates from there. Sinaloa is really known for their specialty meats and seafood. I don’t know why, but I’ve never found food that comes close to it in the US. Everything’s fresh and handmade. Plus a dollar is currently 13 pesos and I can buy a shit load of tacos with that.

I spent Christmas there this past week and I’m surprised I don’t look like Rick Ross right now. Though I couldn’t capture nearly everything that went into my belly, below are some of my culinary joys.

 

 

Churros

Stuffed with Caramel and Dulce De Leche

Coca-Cola

Tacos de Birria

Birria de Res con Queso

Chiles Rellenos

Seafood Stuffed Chiles

Christmas Dinner

Frijoles Puercos, Pavo, Sopa Fresca

Tecate

Tostada de Ceviche de Pescado

Seafood Cocktail

Camarones de Coco

Coconut Shrimp

Hot Dog

Filled with ham, bacon, mayo&mustard, lettuce, tomato, guacamole, cheese, onions and tomatoes

New Mix

Premixed Squirt and Tequila

Cheesecake

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