How to make the best potato fish cakes. Potato fish cakes are the “other” style of fish cake. No breadcrumbs here. Any flaky fish works, freshwater or salt.
Appetizers and Snacks Recipes
Be it a dinner alone, with friends, or something for your next tailgate or holiday gathering if you are looking for a memorable appetizer or snack recipe, this is the category for you!
Serving ceviche on tostadas is common in Mexico. Here’s how to make them so they don’t shatter all over the place.
Albondigas de camaron are Mexican shrimp balls, a shrimp meatball, simmered in a chile-tomato sauce. It’s a great appetizer.
Pickled fennel is awesome alongside poultry or fish, or with salami. This is a sweet-sour pickle with a hint of vanilla – surprisingly good with fennel bulbs.
How to smoke swordfish, marlin paddlefish or any other thick, meaty fish. It’s great as-is, or in tacos or sandwiches.
Mexican pacholas are a sort of flattened meatball, seared quickly and served with salsa, rice and beans. Any ground meat works here; I used venison.
Stinging nettle risotto rocks. It is the essence of “green,” and is super healthy, too. What’s more, blanched nettles will keep their emerald loveliness even after a good 15 minutes of cooking, which makes a nettle risotto visually stunning. The dish itself is pretty simple: Risotto rice, cooked nettles, butter, shallot, garlic, a little pecorino
A cool recipe for shrimp empanadas that uses mashed plantains for the dough. The empanadas are then fried crispy. This recipe is from Tamaulipas, Mexico.