Archive for 'Featured Ingredient'

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. [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]

A brief introduction to corn (maize)

A brief introduction to corn (maize)

After a long break What's Cooking Mexico is back! Things have been quiet around here for almost a month, but we're ready to start posting again. In order to give the readers of this blog a [...]

Cajeta

Cajeta

Cajeta is a delicious Mexican confection made with goat's milk. [...]

Pears

Pears

Pears are not only delicious, but also packed with a bunch of health benefits. Here's a delicious recipe to enjoy them tonight. [...]

Tomatillos

Tomatillos

If you happen to come across these green guys, give them a try. You'll be introduce to a whole new tomato experience. [...]

Chipotles adobados

Chipotles adobados

Chipotles are ripe, red jalapeño peppers that have been dried, smoked and packed in adobo sauce. [...]

Mexican Chocolate

Mexican Chocolate

Hot Mexican chocolate is a delicious and timeless beverage for the emperor and empress of the house. [...]

Mamey

Mamey

Mamey is a delicious tropical fruit native to south Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean used to make milkshakes and ice creams. [...]