Look for veal with a fine grain and creamy pink color, any fat covering should be milky white.
And beef is a traditional filling for empanadas that are a very popular appetizer, snack and/or picnic fare in Argentina.
The heat factor in these stuffed rocoto peppers can be very high, but the other ingredients will temper it somewhat. Serve it with hot slices of fresh corn and rounds of sweet potatoes.
Brazilian barbecues are justly famous, and this sauce can be used for basting during the slow cooking process. Feel free to use it for American-style barbecues as well.
Whether you want to show your support for Mexican heritage—or if you’re simply looking for an excuse to whip up sangria and enchiladas, Cinco de Mayo is a holiday worth celebrating!