Picadillo is a Cuban-style hash made with ground pork, ground beef, or both. Layers of flavor in this traditional dish come in the shape of olives, capers, and raisins.
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Chili, ramped up with ancho and cocoa powder, smolders beneath spicy-sweet cornmeal crust.
What seemed like a ton of onion, garlic, oregano and mint in proportion to the meat at first, ended up being just the right amount of flavor to make these meatballs taste distinctly Greek. Although they didn't necessarily need the accompanying tzatziki and lemon to make them delicious, put altogether, they were outstanding.
Before I ever experienced any kind of authentic Mexican food (Taco Bell excluded), I was pretty sure that tacos came from a box. This magical yellow box was decorated with cacti and terracotta tiles and had everything that you needed...