Chile de arbol Literally translates to "treelike" named after the long twiggy appearance. Also referred to as chile de arbol it is used in sauces and fresh salsa dishes.
Pasilla de Oaxaca is hot, smoked chili from Oaxaca, Mexico. Where to buy, learn how to prepare, and use your specialty Mexican chilis. The smoky chili can be used in numerous salsa recipes, moles, as well as soups and stews. It's worth your time to seek out this chili.
Avocado leaves (hojas de aguacate) are harvested from the native Mexican avocado Peresea drymifolia. The leaves are used both fresh as well as dried and impart a slightly anisey flavor. Learn about using avocado leaves in your Mexican recipes.Learn about using avocado leaves (hojas de aguacate) in your Mexican recipes.
Also called Papaloquelite porophyllum ruderale or macrocephalum. An herb, similar to cilantro used in Mexican cooking. Learn about where to find, how to use including a recipe for Papalo Salsa.
The leaves of the Epazote plant are also known as Mexican tea. The article discusses history, uses, nutrition and includes recipes.