A taste of Mexico in Denmark.


By pairing Latin flavors and decidedly Danish ingredients, Mexican-American chef Rosio Sanchez is changing the way Denmark views Latin American home cooking. The acclaimed chef’s eponymous restaurant—inspired by the neighborhood cantinas in her parents’ homeland—has met with a warm welcome in Copenhagen’s Vesterbro neighborhood. Here, Sanchez explains her mission to make tacos and churros staples of the Scandinavian culinary scene.

Are there any commonalities between Danish and Mexican cuisine?
I haven’t seen any commonalities with the two, but I can say that both love their pork!

Why did you decide to integrate local ingredients into traditional Mexican dishes?
In the beginning, integrating local ingredients was a matter of necessity—making certain things in a way where ...

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