Flora Farms in San Jose del Cabo isn't just a restaurant. It's an immersive farm to table dining experience that unfolds right before your eyes. We had the unique opportunity to speak with award-winning Chef Guillermo Tellez to understand where he finds inspiration for his unforgettable dishes.
Outer lemongrass leaves are removed to reveal tender whitish inner stalks that serve as the vehicle for the flavorful filling. After careful incisions in the base of the stalks to create a delicate cage, once filled, they are fried over a charcoal burning clay oven. These unique and fun appetizers serve as a fabulous start to any meal.
This recipe is straight from Ms Vy because that is how it's intended to be recreated. It's an authentic dish, with no need to glamorize ingredients or complicate something so beautifully simple. It's forgiving, fulfilling and the perfect balance of taste and tradition.