Full Menu

Fuego de la Tierra Mexican Catering Los Angeles

Every menu is designed specifically for the event and style of catering required to maintain quality.
We hand pick our produce and use traditional Mexican recipes with authentic Mexican ingredients.

All salsas and sauces are handmade and no preservatives are used.

There are plenty of vegan and vegetarian options and most dishes can be altered to accommodate dietary requirements.

Breakfast

Huevos Rancheros/Divorciados (vegetarian)
Warm corn tortilla layered with refried black turtle beans & free-range egg, topped with homemade salsa verde or roja, crumbled queso fresco, drizzle of cream and finished with a pico de gallo garnish

Molletes (vegetarian, can be vegan)
Sliced homemade bread rolls topped with refried black turtle beans, melted cheese & pico de gallo

Chilaquiles Rojos o Verdes (can be vegetarian)
Layers of homemade corn chips topped with salsa roja or salsa verde, cream, melted queso fresco & sliced onions, prepared with or without chicken

Sincronizadas
Corn or Flour Quesadillas with melted cheese & a thin slice of ham

Canapes/Appetizers

Totopos con Salsas (vegan)
Fresh corn chips with a variety of traditional salsas ranging from mild to hot to choose from: Salsa Chipotle, Salsa Ranchera with Habanero, Pico de Gallo & Guacamole

Sopecitos de Frijol (can be vegetarian and vegan)
Small sopes with shredded aromatic chicken on a bed of refried black turtle beans, drizzled with salsa verde, topped with queso fresco & Mexican cream

Sopecitos de Rajas (vegan)
Small sopes layered with refried black turtle beans & topped with sauteed chiles poblanos

Tostaditas de Pollo
Small tostadas with aromatic poached chicken on a bed of refried black turtle beans, topped with crisp iceberg lettuce, cream, fresh lime & pico de gallo

Tostaditas de Ceviche de Camaron
Small tostadas with a refreshing citrusy prawn ceviche made with onion, coriander & tomatoes cured with lime & topped with diced avocado

Entrees

Albondigas en Salsa Verde (can be vegan)
Mexican meatballs made with lean minced beef, chipotle chiles & tomatillo, simmered in a salsa verde marinade

Cochinita Pibil
Pork marinated in an earthy fusion of achiote, spice & chiles, then slowly cooked in banana leaves

Carne Deshebrada en Salsa Guajillo
Braised beef skirt, shredded & topped with warm spiced salsa made with guajillo chiles

Mole Poblano
Most ancient sauce made with a medley of chilies, nuts, spices & cocoa served with chicken or turkey

Enchiladas Suizas
Corn tortillas filled with poached aromatic chicken, covered in a creamy salsa verde & topped with sharp Swizz cheese

Enfrijoladas (vegetarian)
Corn tortillas covered in black turtle beans & topped with crumbled queso fresco & pico de gallo


Sides

Calabazas a la Mexicana (vegetarian, can be vegan)
Softly sautéed zucchini with tomato & onion & topped with Mexican cream & queso fresco

Ensalada de Nopal (vegan)
Salad consisting of pickled cactus from the prickly pear, diced tomatoes, onion & cilantro & dressed in fresh lime juice

Rajas (vegan)
Charred chile poblanos sauteed with onion, garlic & oregano

Arroz Fandango (vegetarian)
Also called “fiesta rice”, two layers of long grain rice, Mexican cream, melted Chihuahua cheese, rajas (charred chiles poblanos & onions) & salsa verde

Arroz Rojo a la Mexicana (vegan)
Fragrant red rice cooked with tomatoes, carrot, peas, corn & jalapeños

Frijoles de Olla (vegan)
Black turtle beans slowly cooked with spices, onion & garlic

Tacos

All of Fuego de la Tierra’s tacos are made with corn tortillas and served with fresh lime, diced onion & freshly chopped coriander, accompanied with a selection of authentic homemade Mexican salsas ranging from mild to hot.

Tacos de Carne Asada
Barbecued chicken {pollo}, beef {res} or pork {cerdo}

Tacos de Canasta
Steamed tacos filled with pork marinated in a combination of ancho and pasilla chiles

Tacos de Carnitas
Shredded pork which is braised until tender and sauteed for a crispy outside

Tacos de Res
Diced beef marinated in pickled jalepeños & lightly seared

Tacos al Pastor
Pork marinated overnight with a smooth achiote paste made with annatto, chile chipotle, guajillo & a blend of various earth-toned spices

Tacos de Hongos (vegan)
Mushrooms sauteed with garlic, onion, tomato & chiles serranos, wrapped in corn tortillas & lightly fried

Tacos de Papa (vegetarian)
Steamed potatoes, queso fresco & sauteed onions lightly fried until the cheese melts, topped with crispy iceberg lettuce

Tamales

Tamales are found just about anywhere and eaten any time of day in Mexico. They have been around for centuries and are considered an essential part of Mexican cuisine. There are literally hundreds of different styles and variations of tamales. Below are a select few which can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They are made with maize flour, therefore a perfect gluten free option, and steamed in corn husk or banana leaves. These are perfect for office baskets accompanied by sides.

Tamales Oaxaqueños
Steamed tamales filled with mole poblano & shredded chicken wrapped in banana leaves

Tamales de Libro (vegan)
Tamales blended with black beans steamed wrapped in banana leaves

Tamal de Pollo Verdes o Rojos
Steamed tamales wrapped in corn husks & filled with chicken & salsa verde or a salsa roja which is made with blended tomatoes & chile mulato & ancho

Tamales de Dulce (vegan)
Steamed sweet tamal mixed with anise, cinnamon, raisins & pecans wrapped in corn husks

Tamales de Coco y Nata (vegetarian, can be vegan)
Sweet tamal cooked with cream & fresh coconut & steamed in corn husks

Desserts

Buñuelos & Churros (vegan)
Light & crispy, topped with cinnamon & sugar and served with a coffee & chocolate whipped cream

Arroz con Leche (vegetarian)
Mexican rice pudding cooked with milk, sugar, cinnamon sticks & raisins

Flan de Vainilla (vegetarian)
Vanilla custard topped with caramel, influenced by the creme brulee

Sweets

Visiting the markets in Mexico is one of the most fascinating things you could do. Not only will you find your usual suspects, rows and rows of vibrant handmade candies. Here are just a few of the hundreds you would find there, all delivalety made with natural & authentic ingredients.

Guayabate (vegetarian)
Thinly rolled guava paste with sweet caramel-like cajeta, sprinkled with lightly toasted crumbled pecans

Alegrias (vegan (honey)
Puffed amaranth bar bound together with organic honey & brown cane sugar & pressed with nuts & raisins

Mazapan de Cacahuate (vegan)
Soft, creamy & crumbly peanut marzipan

Jamoncillo (vegan)
Crumbly fudge made with ground pumpkin seed

Pellizcos de Tamarindo (vegan)
Sweet & sour tamarind blended with chile guajillo

Ciruelas Rellenas de Almendras (vegan)
Prunes carefully stuffed with a sweet vanilla & almond crumble

Beverages

You will find many corner stores in Mexico selling an array of colorful & refreshing homemade beverages called Aguas Frescas, literally meaning fresh waters. All our beverages are made from scratch using fresh ingredients.

Agua de Jamaica (vegan)
Iced Hibiscus Tea

Agua de Tamarindo (vegan)
Tamarind Juice

Agua de Cucumber (vegan)
Cucumber Juice

Agua de Horchata (vegatrian)
Sweet rice milk with cinnamon and star anise


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