Ma’s Ceviche by Sheila Maldonado

for me this is a great light summer kind of dish but anytime is good. my mama rocks it. she also makes great fried fish which is my real favorite but this is probably the healthy second, the rare healthy dish passed along in my family. i’m a pisces who loves the sea and its food and this is also tropical and real spanish to me. i always think what the hell are these americans doing with their shrimp cocktails, they are just so bleh compared to this. i am not the most flag-waving latin really and might have easily run away from the culture some time ago but the food and the music stay bringing me back. i come back for this, i wave a flag of ceviche.