General information about chocolate including history, health benefits and the production process. Includes cocoa flower photograph and links to recipes and additional information.
Pound cake is a dense, rich white cake which was originally made using one pound of each essential ingredient including, butter, flour, sugar with added flavorings from rum to vanilla. Learn about the pound cake, recipes, variations and history.
Chicle is the latex from the Sapodilla tree which is native to Central and South America. Learn about the first gum chewed by the Mayan's.
Corn plays an essential role in Mexican culture. Every element of corn is used from the silks for medicine to the fungus on the kernels (huitlacoche). Mexican Corn Husk Dolls are an example of one of the most dramatic uses for corn is in Mexican crafts.
Real Key Lime Pie is not green and does not have a pudding like texture. The pie gets its true pale color from the egg yolks that predominate the ingredient lit. Learn about key lime pie, select the right limes, the right tools, and history and recipe for the pie.