Cilantro is the leaves of the Coriander plant and also known as Chinese Parsley. The article discusses history, uses, nutrition and includes recipes
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.
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.
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.
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.