Let Your Taste Buds Travel This Winter
Shake up Your Recipe Routine
With the weather making us all feel a little blue, we want to help you warm things up in the kitchen with some inspiring flavours and recipes. Casa Mendosa® is sharing a few of the favourite recipes that will make your taste buds travel without getting on a plane.
As much as we all want to get out of the cold and travel this winter, it may not be possible. We want to make you feel like you are travelling this season without ever leaving your kitchen. Try a few different flavours and cultural exploration with the help of Casa Mendosa®.
Craving a little Middle Eastern flair? Our Armenian-style pizza recipe is the perfect place to start. Using a mix of ground lamb, harissa chili paste, tomato paste, jalapenos, red wine, sumac and cinnamon, you will feel like you have travelled to the Middle East without ever leaving your house with the help of Casa Mendosa®.
Our wraps are the perfect multi-purpose tortilla that can be used in various ways. Especially when it comes to cooking with various authentic cultural spices. Bring together a group of people and get in the kitchen and try something new.
If you are craving some Middle Eastern inspired options without meat, our Chickpea Za’atar taco salad recipe is the perfect place to start. This recipe is full of fresh crunchy, delicious flavours. It is the ideal quick and easy lunch recipe or served as an appetizer at your next potluck or dinner.
If you are looking for a more traditionally inspired Mexican flair of flavour, try our delicious recipe for air fryer pulled pork taquitos. In under 25 minutes, you can feel like you have taken a trip to Mexico. Serve with fresh guacamole, salsa and sour cream to enjoy various fiesta flavours.
Some of us may find that Mexican food can be a little more seasonal, especially when it comes to fish and shrimp tacos. This time of year, the colder weather might inspire cravings for makes us crave warmer and more comforting dishes.
If that happens to you, our Creamy White Chicken enchiladas recipe is a must-try. Not only is it delicious, but they are also so simple to make. An easy make-ahead dish can be quickly warmed up when ready to serve.
If you are a fan of Latin American flavours, then nothing screams that more than the taste of empanadas. As empanada fans, we all know how time-consuming they can be to make. From rolling, the dough to filling, it can be a lot.
With the help of Casa Mendosa®, you can make this recipe for Beef & Bean Empanadas in 35 minutes. Instead of making, the empanada dough switch it out for a Casa Mendosa Tortilla to help you save time while quickly satisfying your empanada craving.
We may not all have the availability to pick up and travel every time we are craving something from a different culture or background. However, we can try new flavours or satisfy cravings in our own kitchen with the help of a recipe.
With all the time spent indoors due to the cold temperatures, cooking is the perfect distraction from the cold air and will help you stay warm. Bring the warming spices and cultural dishes into your kitchen and let your taste buds travel even though you can’t.
Casa Mendosa® is here to provide inspiring recipes and flavours you can enjoy. Try one new recipe a week from a different cultural background; before you know it, you will be trying flavours from all over the world. Share the recipes you enjoyed the most with us, and we will share all the details with our community—happy Cooking with Casa Mendosa®.