Brockport has so much to offer and here’s another example of what Brockport has that other places don’t.
Lorenzo’s Mexican Products on Main Street in Brockport just got a great review in City Newspaper’s recently published Annual Manual 2015.
According to The World on a Shelf section, “Rich cultures come alive through the area’s diverse grocery stores.”
The Annual Manual is a 64-page insert, and The World on a Shelf section is six pages dedicated to helping you “discover where to get those hard-to-find ingredients,” and that where Lorenzo’s comes in.
Here’s Chris Lindstrom’s review:
If you want to dive into making real Mexican cuisine, your best bet is to make the short drive out to Lorenzo’s Mexican Products in Brockport.
Lorenzo’s carries some of the best brands of commercial corn and flour tortillas including El Milagro, a go to for many Mexican restaurants that don’t make their own. Queso fresco (crumbly) and oaxaca (mozzarella style) cheeses are available in the fridge case to up your cheese game from a “Mexican” blend. I also love the fact that you can get Mexican crema which is fresher than a sour cream and has a thinner texture. Drizzling some crema spiked with lime or chipotle on top of a taco is another way to add pop without blowing out people’s taste buds.
Toasting and grinding dried chiles can yield a complex chili powder that is more aromatic than a bottled version and an easy way to bring huge flavor without doing the prep every time. Lorenzo’s carries six different dried peppers from the sweet guajillo to the medium ancho and pasilla to the more spicy chile de arbol. Get creative and make your own blend of peppers to add to your favorite chili recipe or try and create a mole or true enchilada sauce.
To top it off, Lorenzo’s makes tamales on site on the weekends and makes them available for $5 for a bag of five. If you haven’t tried them before, they consist of a masa base with either a pork or chicken filling that is steamed inside a corn husk shell. I always try to walk away with a bag of these delights to warm up at home in the microwave and get a taste of Mexico throughout the week.
Lorenzo’s Mexican Products
3 Main St.
Brockport NY 14420
Monday 1:00 – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 – 9:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 – 9:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 – 9:00 pm
Friday 1:00 – 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Brockport is a special place and City Newspaper thinks Lorenzo’s is a special place too.