On a taco-eating trip to Baja California, I became completely obsesed with the tostadas at La Guerrerense. And every tostada was even better when topped with their salsa; it's a toasted garlic and peanut salsa that was hot, smoky, crunchy — pretty much it was instant love. Since then, I reverse engineered that salsa and put it on everything from grilled chicken to seafood and, most recently, these squash tacos.
We have nothing against a standard mango margarita -- it's a little floral, sweet, and a totally refreshing take on the classic margarita cocktail. But this mango margarita variation brings some more depth by mixing together charred fresh mango, ancho chile tequila, and smoky mezcal.
There's nothing wrong with a classic margarita, but sometimes you gotta mix it up. When you do, try one of these Mexican-inspired cocktail recipes that your happy hour pals or party guests may not expect!
Grab a margarita glass, or even a pitcher, because it's finally Cinco de Mayo! It's time to celebrate, Salt & Wind style, which means not skimping on the guac, toasting with tacos, and hydrating with margaritas. Here are 9 recipes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo from morning until night.
Yup, we’d brave the border wait to Baja California just for the absurdly fresh seafood and a bottle of the local craft beer. And for the tostadas. And the salsas. Truth is, we travel to eat and these are the dishes we can’t wait to eat on our next trip south to Mexico.
Team Salt & Wind is launching Salt & Wind Travel! After two years of sharing our love for food lifestyle travel online, we decided it was high time we do so offline too. Read all about Salt & Wind trips here.