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.
Chile de arbol Literally translates to "treelike" named after the long twiggy appearance. Also referred to as chile de arbol it is used in sauces and fresh salsa dishes.
Learn about Cascabel Chile Pepper (chile bola). Includes history, uses, and recipes.
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. Pre-Columbian Cuisine. Mexican Cooking Tools.
Huitlacoche pronounced [wee-tlah-KOH-cheh] (also spelled cuitlacoche) is a fungus which grows naturally on ears of corn (Ustilago maydis). Learn about this Mexican delicacy also know as a corn truffle. Prepare fresh huitlacoche. Learn about the history of huitlacoche. Find where to buy canned or frozen huitlacoche.