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Cuban
Mamey Sapote is a stone fruit that has the compared to a baked potato. The flavor is delicate yet distinctive with notes of baking spices such as vanilla and nutmeg with undertones of pumpkin, banana, pear and apricot.
 
Mexico
Guajillo chili is complex, colorful, fruity, sweet, smoky and a little tart. That complexity tees up guajillo nicely, as a lot of diners seem to be trading in scorching heat for a more nuanced flavor experience. Guajillo chills have a meaty texture with a fruity, smoky flavor, tinged with a medium to low level of heat.

Marketplace Examples

Estereo in Chicago serves cocktails at night and coffee during the day. They offer a Cuban-style daiquiri along with a cocktail that incorporates coconut-date horchata.
 
Latinicity, a Latin-inspired gourmet food hall in Chicago, showcases a variety of Latin cuisine styles in one central location.

Grilled Pueblo Yams at Mister Tuna in Denver get a flavor boost from guajillo chili paste, served alongside coriander yogurt and lime.

How to Incorporate Latin American Flavors Into Your Menus

 

The mamey fruit offers a combination of flavors that give mojitos or ice creams a new spin.
Grilled Pueblo Yams at Mister Tuna in Denver get a flavor boost from guajillo chili paste, served alongside coriander yogurt and lime.

 Yucca Fries

Yucca Fries

Swap in yucca fries for your traditional french fries. Serve with a mojo criolla dipping sauce.