The vanilla bean is the seed pod of the orchid and the flavor comes from it's many tiny seeds inside the pod. Read our culinary guide to vanilla terminology and products. From extracts, to flavors, Mexican imports and more.
This is a bibliography and resource guide for Mexican foods and cooking history and information. If you are researching a Mexican dish or just curious about Mexican foods then this is a good place to start.
Some uses and tips for dealing with a bumper crop of home grown chiles. Learn how to clean, devein, and preserve your chiles.
From Oaxaca, Mexico this pasilla chile is smoked and quite hot. Learn how to prepare, use and grow your own.
Learn about Cascabel Chile Pepper (chile bola). Includes history, uses, and recipes.