Recipe for Beef Tamales. Making fresh tamales is a rewarding experience. This is the perfect project to enjoy with the children. Make a mini assembly line and get the whole family envolved. Make sure to make some dessert tamales too. Tamales freeze very well so it is best to make a large batch.
A non-alcoholic drink from Mexico made tamarind pods. Recipe from Rick Bayless "Authentic Mexican".
A warm almost porridge-like drink made thick with masa. The chocolate version is Champurrado, other versions are flavored with fruits or nuts. This version is sweetened with piloncillo (Mexican unrefined brown sugar), cinnamon (canela), and vanilla bean.
Mole, pronounced (MOH-lay) is from the Nahuatl molli, meaning "concoction, or mixture". Red mole is from central Mexico in the Puebla and Oaxaca regions, also know as the Land of Seven Moles. Other mole colors include brown, black, green, and yellow. This red mole is a rich, dark, reddish-brown sauce usually served with poultry. Generally, mole is a smooth sauce blended of onion, garlic,...