Archive for 'February,2012'

Nixtamal and Tortillas

Nixtamal and Tortillas

Nixtamalization is the process to cook corn in lime water. This technology has been around for thousands of years and it's been very important in the Mexican diet. [...]

Corn in Pre-Hispanic Mexico

Corn in Pre-Hispanic Mexico

Corn was an important part of the religious, social and cultural life of pre-Hispanic civilizations. Today, corn is still a very important part of Mexican life. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Pasteleria Ideal

Wordless Wednesday – Pasteleria Ideal

One of my favorite places in the city for people watching and great bread. [...]

The Anatomy of Tacos

The Anatomy of Tacos

Do you know your tacos? [...]

Elotes and Esquites

Elotes and Esquites

Esquites is boiled, toasted or fried corn kernels with epazote, and onion, adding salt, lime juice, chilli powder and mayonnaise when serving. Simple, yet decadent and delicious, Mexican street food. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Mezcal Tasting

Wordless Wednesday – Mezcal Tasting

Taken at the Eat Mexico Mezcal Tour on February 7th, 2012 [...]

Trip to the State of Hidalgo

Trip to the State of Hidalgo

Two photosets of my last road trip to the state of Hidalgo for the Tamal and Atole Festival and barbacoa tasting. [...]

Super Bowl Snack Ideas

Super Bowl Snack Ideas

15 snack ideas for the Super Bowl. [...]

Dia de la Candelaria – A celebration of corn

Dia de la Candelaria – A celebration of corn

Dia de la candelaria, or candlemas, marks the end of the Christmas celebrations in Mexico and we celebrate it with tamales. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Churros

Wordless Wednesday – Churros

Churros stand in Coyoacan [...]