The ultimate guide to eating Mexican antojitos
Know them, eat them, love them
Mexican antojitos and their differences
Writing about food is one of our favorite things in life, and better yet if it’s Mexican food. As Mexicans, we know that some of our dishes can be a little confusing from time to time. We are used to hearing questions like how do I spell the name of this dish? is this spicy? or what is the difference between a taco and a burrito? Well, we take food very seriously, that’s why we made a quick guide for you to become a Mexican antojito expert.
Enchiladas and chilaquiles
Tacos and quesadillas
These two are basic antojitos in our daily diet, we simply can’t imagine a life without quesadillas or tacos. You may know tacos as the western variation with hard-shell corn tortilla, but the authentic Mexican taco is made of a soft corn tortilla with any kind of meat you can think of; pork, chicken, fish, beef and all its variations. And as the final ingredient: all the fresh lime and hot sauce you want.
Tostadas and sopes
Panuchos and salbutes
How do you say salbutes? saul/boo/tees
If you are visiting the Yucatan Peninsula soon, these two are must-haves antojitos. A panucho is a fried tortilla filled with refried beans and served with different meat like chicken, pork or turkey, and pickled red onion, lettuce, avocado, tomato, sour cream, and cheese. The main difference is that the salbute is a puffed tortilla deep fried and then topped with the same toppings, but is not stuffed
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