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Risotto with Ayocote Beans and Beans in Pre-Colombian Mexico

Risotto with Ayocote Beans and Beans in Pre-Colombian Mexico

There's evidence that beans were a fundamental part in the diet of pre-Colombian civilizations. They[re still a very important part in Mexico and they can be used in many different ways, such as this risotto dish. [...]

Poblano Peppers Stuffed with Beans, Chicken and Figs

Poblano Peppers Stuffed with Beans, Chicken and Figs

Flor the mayo beans are a variety native to Mexico that have been making its way into the U.S. market. They are delicious and were great with chicken and figs for these stuffed peppers. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Seafood Quesadillas

Wordless Wednesday – Seafood Quesadillas

Part of the Eat Mexico Mezcal Tour [...]

A World of Tacos

A World of Tacos

In Mexico, taco is more than a simple dish. Taco is a verb (taquear literally means to taco), a way to eat. [...]

Salsa Borracha

Salsa Borracha

Salsa borracha or drunken salsa is traditionally made with pasilla peppers and pulque. However, the pre-Hispanic drink can be substituted with beer. [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]