The flavors from the Mediterranean along with a Mexican touch create the capers and jalapeno pepper salsa. This preparation is full of history because it denotes the influence that the Europeans had in the Mexican culture, the impact was such that it was even captured in the cuisine.
The main ingredient of this salsa, the capers, were quickly adopted by the Veracruzan cuisine and the Yucatecan cuisine – where they are used to season fish, chicken and in some occasions pasta.
The capers are some small balls, the size of a pea, of dark green color and they are the flower buds of a bush. Its origin is situated in Asia but it was in the Mediterranean countries where it gained protagonism for its culinary uses.
Although the capers’ flavor is slightly bitter it is only perceived as small notes in the salsa because many more ingredients are used that generate a flavor that is soft, balanced and the spicy touch cannot be missed. Another surprise that the recipe offers is that it is creamy... you will like it a lot.
About the Recipe
In this preparation there are many things to do but is not difficult to make.
It is very important to use the capers in vinegar so the salsa has the correct flavor.