RECIPE: Margarita de Jamaica

RECIPE: Margarita de Jamaica

This is your classic Margarita but with Jamaica syrup, which adds a tangy, floral, richness. Rimmed with Poctli’s Sal de Jamaica, this drink is an elegant pre-dinner cocktail that will have your guests obsessing over the color and unique texture of the jamaica.

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RECIPE: Cacahuates enchilados (Chile Roasted Peanuts)

RECIPE: Cacahuates enchilados (Chile Roasted Peanuts)

With summer drinks and BBQs a common happening, it's a great to have a simple snack on hand - and a homemade one is sure to impress your guests. This recipe incorporates chile and lime, making it the perfect snack followed by a chilled beer. When the chile de arbol is roasted, it smells of peanuts, which compliments the natural peanut flavor well.

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RECIPE: Cucumber Mezcal Margarita

RECIPE: Cucumber Mezcal Margarita

When I think of a refreshing cocktail, I immediately think of cucumbers. Native to India, cucumbers were brought to New Spain post conquest. This Old World squash is high in moisture and I prefer the English variety for cocktails as the sugar content tends to be higher, meaning a sweeter cocktail without additives. 

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RECIPE: Pozole

RECIPE: Pozole

Pozole is a dish served all over Mexico and has many variations. My family makes this nearly every Holiday season and the hearty stew is sure to bring warmth back to a cold winter day.

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