Swiss Steak is not a term from Switzerland but a dish made from a tenderized piece of meat simmered with tomatoes and other seasonings. Find the history of the dish as well as a basic recipe.
In the U.S. vocabulary the word relish refers to condiment which normally contains vinegar, salt and sugar. Read a short history of relish in the United States includes relish types and recipes. Where relish got its name. Condiment vs Relish.
Flan, pronounced [FLAHN] is commonly used as a term to describe the Spanish, Portuguese or Mexican version of Creme Caramel. Read about the history, the molds and the various recipes.
General information about chocolate including history, health benefits and the production process. Includes cocoa flower photograph and links to recipes and additional information.
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.