In traditional Dia de los Muertos celebrations, it is believed that lost loved ones travel a long distance to be present in the realm of the living, so it’s not surprising that they may have worked up quite an appetite! Alfrendas, or altars, will be decorated with photos of family members and populated with all their favourite food.
With big hearty dishes brimming with flavour and colour, the 2nd November is the perfect excuse to get inspired by one of the hottest food trends.
Mexican food is making a huge impact across the UK, bringing with it the vibrant and wild side of the fiestas! Rice plays an important part in Mexicana, making it a wonderful ingredient to bring a flavourful twist to your dishes, and dial them up to delicious. As rice is so versatile, it can be used in a wide range of meals and makes a brilliant base to boost the intense flavours of Mexican megatrend.
Try swapping your regular rice for Tilda’s Basmati & Wild. Its dark grains and nutty texture will add a touch of authenticity and provenance to your menu. Plus, by ‘up-ing’ your rice game it can support a higher price and boost profits to by wowing customers.
Another reason to celebrate Mexican on your menu!
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