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Chilaquiles with Scarlet Runner Beans

Chilaquiles with Scarlet Runner Beans

Chilaquiles is a typical Mexican breakfast consisting of tortilla chips being soaked in salsa. I added some scarlet runner beans and topped it with two fried eggs. Delicious! [...]

Street Food Saturday – Tlacoyos

Street Food Saturday – Tlacoyos

Tlacoyo is a Mexican antojito (snack) very popular in central Mexico. They are corn masa paddies stuffed with beans, cheese or fava beans and topped with cactus paddies and salsa. [...]

Maize – A recap

Maize – A recap

Learning more about maize (corn) for the last several weeks has been an exciting journey for me. I hope my readers enjoyed it as well. [...]

Pozole and Mexico City’s Best Kept Secret

Pozole and Mexico City’s Best Kept Secret

Pozole is a ceremonial dish made with cacahuazintle corn and served with pork or chicken. It's a stew, or soup, that has been served in Mexico for thousands of years. [...]

Sin Maíz No Hay País

Sin Maíz No Hay País

Sin maiz no hay pais (whitout corn there is no country) is a campaign in Mexico that aims to educate people about the threats this crop, the most important for Mexican cuisine and culture, faces due [...]

Squash Blossom and Corn Soup

Squash Blossom and Corn Soup

A delicious soup using two very Mexican ingredients: squash flowers and corn. [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]