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Yucatecan food

Flavours of Yucatán

Hacienda Xcanatun, Angsana Heritage Collection

Dining Experiences at Casa de Piedra

Within the walls of the luxurious Hacienda Xcanatun, Angsana Heritage Collection lies Casa de Piedra, a dining experience that masterfully marries elegance with the rich heritage of Yucatán. Not only is this hidden gem an adventure for your palate but a feast for your eyes. Marvel at the restored 18th-century architecture, with its stone walls and traditional décor, creating an inviting atmosphere that transports you back to a bygone era. Savour authentic Yucatán cuisine crafted with a modern flair, making every meal a delightful journey through history and flavour. Discover why Casa de Piedra is a must-visit in Mérida.

An Ode to Tradition and Innovation

Food lovers flock to Merida's vibrant food scene to get a taste of the city's soul. And no other place captures its essence better than Casa de Piedra. Dedicated to showcasing the culinary traditions of Yucatán, every dish is crafted with care, made from locally sourced ingredients, using recipes passed down through generations.

However, Casa de Piedra also infuses each traditional dish with creative innovation, creating a unique dining experience that bridges the past and present. Every bite is an explosion of flavours that reflects the region's diverse cultural influences, from Mayan to Spanish, Caribbean, and beyond. Diners at Casa de Piedra can expect a gastronomic journey that honours the past while celebrating the vibrant flavours of today.

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A Taste of Merida’s Soul

Yucatecan food is renowned for its bold and unique flavours. Gastronomy is characterized by their use of annatto or ‘achiote,’ citrus, and an array of aromatic spices. The menu at Casa de Piedra is a testament to this rich culinary heritage, featuring a variety of traditional dishes that highlight the best local ingredients.

One of the standout dishes is Cochinita Pibil: slow-roasted pork marinated in achiote paste and citrus juices, wrapped in banana leaves, and cooked to perfection in an underground oven. The melt-in-your-mouth tenderness of this iconic Yucatecan dish makes it a must-try, offering a delightful blend of savoury and tangy flavours.

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A Celebration: The Merida Way

Hacienda Xcanatun is not just a place to stay; it's a destination where memories are made and celebrations come alive. The banqueting options at Casa de Piedra are designed to cater to a variety of special occasions, from intimate gatherings to grand events. The hacienda offers several venue choices, each with its unique charm and ambiance, ensuring the perfect setting for any celebration.

Customisable menus allow guests to create a dining experience that reflects their personal tastes and preferences. Whether it's a wedding, anniversary, or corporate event, the culinary team at Casa de Piedra collaborates closely with clients to curate menus that highlight the best of Yucatecan cuisine, ensuring a memorable and

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Pasión Beyond Compare

At Casa de Piedra, the culinary magic is helmed by Executive Chef Ernesto Flores, a seasoned professional originally from CDMX. Chef Ernesto's career includes stints at renowned establishments such as Central and Astrid y Gastón in Peru, and significant collaborations with Chef Jorge Vallejo. Now, as the culinary master at Hacienda Xcanatun's Casa de Piedra, Chef Ernesto brings a wealth of experience, making it a must-visit destination for those eager to savour inspiring cuisine crafted from the region’s finest ingredients.

Executive Chef Ernesto Flores

In addition to the main restaurant, Hacienda Xcanatun offers other dining experiences that cater to different preferences. Guests can enjoy a casual meal by the pool, a romantic dinner by the Chapel, or an indulgent dining experience in the privacy of their suite.

Step into the culinary haven that is Casa de Piedra, where each dish is meticulously crafted to pay homage to Yucatán's rich culinary heritage while embracing modern innovation. Join us, and let your taste buds dance to the rhythm of tradition and innovation, creating memories that linger long after the last bite.


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