Chef Sheyla Alvarado at TrasLomita, Valle de Guadalupe

published 3 years ago by Videos from The Culinary Institute of America

Chef Sheyla Alvarado at TrasLomita talks about creating the quintessential smoky flavors of Baja cuisine. She starts by showing Einav Gefen, corporate executive chef of Unilever Food Solutions how to make Black Aguachile from charred onion, serrano chiles, tortillas, and chiles de arbol pureed with fresh cucumber and lime juice. She serves this intense smoky sauce with raw shrimp, watermelon radish, cucumber, avocado crema, cilantro and garlic blossoms. Next, she prepares Suckling Pig Tacos with Grilled Tomatillo, Pickled Red Onion, and Avocado Crema.

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