Crema Mexican Table Cream sounds like it shows up on every Mexican dinner table every day. This is probably because it has a texture which is extremely smooth, and its flavor is on the sour side with a bit of saltiness. Its consistency is between sour cream and French crème fraiche. There’s also a slight buttery sweetness in this sauce-like cream. Some say, “It’s close to something like a liquid velvet, with a tang … adds a silky touch.”
It also has a tendency to tame the hotness and the spiciness of the dishes. In other words, it’s a friend to those who need to tame hot foods.
Crema’s enhances savory as well as sweet foods. Continue reading