Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'Mexican ingredient''

Baked Figs in Rompope Sauce

Baked Figs in Rompope Sauce

A very simple, but delicious dessert that uses rompope, Mexican eggnog with rum. [...]

An Introduction to Beans

An Introduction to Beans

The word beans applies to edible seeds from several different plants. This series of articles will focus on the beans cultivated in Mesoamerica and other parts of the Americas, their importance for the diet of old [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Oaxacan Pasilla Mole

Oaxacan Pasilla Mole

At around $1 US dollar a piece this chile is almost a luxury in the city. But paying that "high" price is worth every Mexican penny. The flavor is unlike any other chile I've had before. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Huitlacoche

Wordless Wednesday – Huitlacoche

Considered as a disease that attacks corn by many farmers, corn smut has been a delicacy in Mexico for thousands of years. [...]

Red Pipian

Red Pipian

One of my favorite moles is pipian. Pipian is a kind of mole that uses pepitas (pumpkin seeds) as thickener. These moles have a very distinctive nutty and earthy flavor. [...]

Baked Pears with Rompope Sauce

Baked Pears with Rompope Sauce

A delicious pear dessert with rompope sauce. [...]

Amaranth and Chocolate Cookies

Amaranth and Chocolate Cookies

Easy to make and delicious amaranth seed cookies. [...]