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What makes Valentina sauce so special?

If you know people from Mexico there are two things that must be in their fridge: tortillas and Valentina Sauce. So, what makes this sauce so special? Valentina sauce was created in 1960 in Tamazula, Jalisco, Mexico by Manuel Maciel Méndez. It is named after a woman who participated in the Mexican Revolution: Valentina Ramírez Avitia. Since then, it became a household name of hot sauce in all Mexico. Manuel created two recipes, one make with Puya chilis and the other one wit

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