Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) and The Kentucky Derby (May 6th) are just around the corner! Make sure you are prepared for all of the festivities with these essential items from Piazza Produce!
Quesadillas are the perfect entree to serve on Cinco de Mayo! Piazza has everything you need to make your own quesadillas including tortillas, cheese, diced peppers, onions, and tomatoes. Piazza also has fresh avocados to make your own guacamole and fresh Pico de Gallo to top off your quesadilla. You can get as creative as you want when it comes to quesadilla ingredients from Piazza Produce!
Chihuahua is a Mexican cheese that originated in the Chihuahua region of northern Mexico. Made from cow’s milk, Chihuahua cheese provides a salty, mild and slightly sour flavor. It is a good cooking cheese as it melts well, holding together when exposed to heat. Chihuahua can be used for fondues, breaded fried cheese dishes, egg dishes, enchiladas, or simply for dipping chips. Your Cinco de Mayo won’t be complete without some Chihuahua!
This delicious recipe is easy to make using Integrative Flavors! Ingredients: 2 avocados (smashed), 1/2 tsp. Integrative Flavors Roasted Garlic Concentrate, 2 Roma tomatoes (chopped), Onion (chopped), 1 tbsp. Fresh Cilantro (chopped), 1 lime. Directions: Combine all ingredients, except the lime. Smash together with a fork. Squeeze lime juice into mixture. Refrigerate to let ingredients meld together. Serve with your favorite chips and enjoy!
Celebrate the “most exciting two minutes in sports” with a refreshing Mint Julep! The Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest and most famous Thoroughbred races in the United States. The mint julep is considered the drink of choice during The Derby. Piazza Produce is ready to help you celebrate the “Run for the Roses” race this year with fresh mint! The sweet flavor and fragrant aroma of mint plays a significant role ion the Kentucky Derby’s traditional Mint Julep. Mix one up today!
Buttery and rich, with mild “cellar” and mushroom overtone, this aged cheese falls somewhere between an American Jack and a Tomme du Savoie. The rind becomes crusty and darker with age and develops a slight “kick”, while the texture becomes more translucent and brie-like. This local cheese is a must-have for The Derby!