Top 4 delights of fall you can’t miss

With the end of summer we say goodbye to the warm days and instead welcome the long and darker nights of fall, which means that the sun will be less present in our lives, the winds will be fresher and the delights and autumnal flavors will be just around the corner.

Recipes and food in fall season
Dishes to enjoy in fall season

The arrival of autumn not only represents the opening of great festivities such as the National Holidays and the Day of the Dead, but it also means putting the flavors and colors of the season on our tables to share them with our loved ones. That’s why we have created this list with the best dishes, so you don’t miss out on the most anticipated of autumn.

The best of autumn season

1. Pomegranate, favorite of the national holidays

Among the many gastronomic treasures that autumn offers, the pomegranate is one of the most anticipated and not only because of its distinctive red color, but also because of the many benefits it brings us. What makes it stand out the most is its antioxidant power, which helps maintain healthier, younger-looking skin.

On the other hand, it also helps reduce pressure, it’s low in calories and rich in vitamins of group B, A and C or also distinguished as antiviral vitamins, perfect for the rains that visit us during autumn. And these are just some of its best properties!

Pomegranate, favorite autumn fruit in Mexico

Although this scarlet-colored fruit has been noticed since the beginning of September, with the famous dish of chiles en nogada, its use is unlimited. You can find it in juices, jams, cakes or even as an accompaniment for salads, you will love it in all its versions.

What dishes can you make with pomegranate?

As we mentioned in the previous paragraph, the pomegranate can be consumed fresh, or it can be used to enliven dishes, from salads to desserts. One of the favorites of Mexicans is the chiles en nogada, prepared with poblano peppers stuffed with pork or beef and bathed in an exquisite walnut sauce and then decorated with pieces of pomegranate and parsley. A true delight.

If you want something a little lighter, you can incorporate it into a pumpkin risotto, accompanied by rice, Parmesan cheese, chives and pumpkin purée, they are a combination that you will not want to forget. For dessert, you can opt for a delicious cake or even a smoothie.

2. Tangerine, the favorite fall citrus

The first fruits of the tangerine begin to bear in the months of October and continue until February, making their first appearances a little before the day of the dead, since it is common to put them as offerings on altars. These are known for having a sweet and sour flavor, acid in the first harvests and getting sweeter as time goes by.

Like the pomegranate, the tangerine also has multiple properties that help strengthen our immune system, its main contributions being vitamins C, B1 and B2; which take care of filling us with energy, help us fight common colds and strengthen body tissues.

Tangerine, citrus rich in vitamin C

Although the most common thing is to consume it in its natural form, tangerine is a great ally of gastronomy, since not only can its juice be used, but its peel and even its leaves can also be used, which makes it one of the best fruits of fall.

What dishes can you make with tangerine?

Believe it or not, the tangerine is a very versatile fruit and can be used more than to prepare refreshing juices, for example you can use it to season and accompany various meats. A dish that you cannot miss is the tangerine chicken, you only need to brown the chicken, add onion, bay leaves and bathe with the tangerine juice until the sauce is slightly thick, you will see how the flavors stand out.

You can also opt for salads or pasta with touches of tangerine, but for many the favorite version of this fruit are desserts, which range from jams and cakes to jellies and ice cream.

3. Pumpkin, the main product of fall

Speaking of fall, we cannot leave aside the pumpkin, the main product of this season, present to enrich our dishes and decorate our streets during Halloween, an event that has made it better known.

However, beyond this festivity, the pumpkin is especially important because it provides us with a high nutritional content, it is rich in vitamins of group B, C and E and also provides antioxidants, making it ideal for strengthening our defenses.

Pumpkin, the emblem of autumn

During this season you can find a wide variety of pumpkins, but the most used is the Castile pumpkin, characterized by its thick and bright orange skin. Like the previous products, this one also enjoys great gastronomic versatility that allows you to use both the fruit and its seeds.

What dishes can you make with pumpkin?

Without a doubt, one of the dishes that cannot be missing from your table this season is pumpkin cream, for which typical ingredients such as onion, salt, and other vegetables (traditionally carrots or potatoes) are mixed until they have a thick texture. A really easy and fast process, but with a delicious result that will make you want to repeat.

On the other hand, among the favorites of Mexicans is the sweet pumpkin, which is a typical dessert of the country loved by children and adults that uses piloncillo, cinnamon, cloves and sugar to prepare, although the process is easy it can take time, but in the end it will be worth it.

4. Guava, super fruit of fall

During this rainy season, although it is hard to believe, guava can be your best friend, as it is known as a super fruit for its high levels of vitamin C, which exceeds that of citrus fruits. Among the many benefits of consuming it is the strengthening of the immune system, the prevention of respiratory diseases and even reducing pressure.

This fruit is not only rich in properties, but also in flavor, very distinctive for combining sweet and acid flavors similar to strawberries. You can enjoy it in different ways, natural, in desserts, in drinks or jams.

Guava, super fruit of fall

What dishes can you make with guava?

Although guava has a great flavor on its own, its best versions can be found in confectionery, one of the many desserts that highlight the flavor of this magnificent fruit is the well-known guava charlotte and to prepare it you only need 5 ingredients; cookies, whipped cream, gelatin, sugar and of course guavas.

If you are looking for a fresher and healthier dish, you can always opt for a salad, mixed with blueberries, lettuce and plums, it will be an explosion of flavor for your palate. But if you prefer to try it in its most classic form, then do not hesitate to have a refreshing glass of guava water.

Delicacies in fall at Pischan restaurant
Complement your culinary journey at Pischan restaurant

With so many delights that fall brings us, it can be difficult to try each one of them, but don’t worry, that’s exactly why we’ve created this list. To help you decide where to start and that you can take full advantage of these products.

Remember that these are just a few options to taste during this season, but if you want to take your culinary journey to the next level, you cannot miss Pischán, a gourmet Mayan cuisine restaurant in Cobá, where ancestral and contemporary flavors are part of each dish.

So if you want to pleasantly surprise your palate, Pischán restaurant has just what you’re looking for. To accompany your best events with the essence and style of Cobá, you can book through the direct line 998 342 0198 or if you prefer through the website.

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