Zarela’s Vinaigrette

Vinagreta de Zarela

Preparation info
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    1½ cups

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Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

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Maggi seasoning is one of the most commonly used condiments in Mexico. Gary Jacobson, the chef at Zarela, says he has seen people putting it on pizza in Mexico City. We even use it to make a drink called el petrolero—-“the oil man.”

When we first opened Café Marimba in 1984, I was working with a “purist” executive chef who refused to use the Maggi seasoning called for in the recipe unless I to