Can you imagine tasting the most delicious flavors of Latin American gastronomy in the form of frozen products? You can’t claim to know any place in the world without having tasted its gastronomy. Gastronomy is an important part of the cultural identity of a place. Knowing its typical dishes helps us to better understand the history, eating habits and values of the people of that region.
In addition, getting to know the local gastronomy allows us to appreciate the cultural diversity and enjoy the flavors and aromas of a region. Knowing the gastronomy of a region allows us to better connect with its inhabitants and share unique moments and experiences.
The particularity of some foods that are typical of various regions, including Central and South America, is that they are not so easily harvested, either due to climate or soil conditions. However, many frozen food brands have created alternatives so that people from other parts of the world can also enjoy some of the main delicacies from this region of the world.
Latin American frozen products
Frozen products are an excellent way to bring the flavors of Latin American culture to the rest of the world. Many of them are used for the preparation of certain traditional foods and marketed in this way; others are packaged without this processing, precisely so that you can prepare delicious recipes on your own at home.
With Mamá Nelly’s frozen products, it’s easier to enjoy the flavors of Latin American cuisine. These products are healthier than their processed counterparts, giving you healthier options for your meals.
Jocotes are small orange-yellow fruits native to Central America. The trees that produce jocotes are found in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
They have a sweet and sour flavor and are usually eaten raw or prepared in various dishes. Mamá Nelly offers an exquisite frozen jocote pulp, ideal for making soft drinks, cold desserts or jellies and jams with exceptional quality and flavor.
If you haven’t tasted this exquisite Central American flavor for years or want to try it for the first time, Mamá Nelly’s wide selection of Central American frozen fruits are your best choice in Canada.
Maranon is a tropical tree native to Brazil, but is also found in other Latin American countries such as Peru, Colombia, Mexico and the Caribbean. It is known for its fruit, which is a curved, elongated nut surrounded by a hard shell containing a toxic liquid.
Although the maranon seed is used in gastronomy in different ways, either in its raw, roasted or salted form, the maranon fruit is also used in the elaboration of drinks and desserts. Maranon pulp is ideal for this purpose, so if you want to incorporate it in your preparations, you can purchase this frozen product at Capital Food Services.
The fruit known as “myrtle” comes from a tree found in South and Central America and the Caribbean. It has dark green evergreen leaves, white flowers and small dark purple to black berries, measuring about one centimeter in diameter. The fruit has a thin skin and soft, juicy pulp, and a sweet, slightly acidic flavor.
The myrtle is consumed fresh or used to make jams, jellies, juices, liqueurs and other food products, so if you want to incorporate it in your homemade preparations you can buy the myrtle pulp on our website.
However, frozen products are not only limited to frozen fruits. There are also other products that can be incorporated into the most exquisite typical dishes of the Central American region: we are talking about loroco and chipilín.
Loroco is a climbing plant with edible flowers found in Central America and is used in the cuisine of several countries in the region, especially in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. Loroco flowers have a sweet flavor and strong aroma and are a common ingredient in many Central American dishes, such as pupusas, tamales, quesadillas and soups. They can also be used in salads and other cold dishes.
It is an edible plant found in Central America and Mexico. The scientific name of the plant is Crotalaria longirostrata and it is cultivated for its leaves, which are used in the cuisine of several countries in the region, especially in Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico.
Chipilín leaves are small, dark green in color and have a soft, velvety texture. They have a slightly bitter taste and can be used in soups, stews and tamales.
You can find this list of frozen products and more at Capital Food Services. If you are interested in acquiring any of them, do not hesitate to visit our website.
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