Celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year with some classic traditional Mexican cooking. Start with a refreshing agua fresca or cocktail with guacamole and chips and move on up to your entree of choice and top off with Churros and Champurrado. Learn about Cinco de Mayo history too and find your perfect recipes.
Nixtamal (nixtamalado) - Dried maize which has been lime treated and partially cooked. Learn how to make your own, step by step with pictures. Grind nixtamal to make tamales or tortillas, or used for hominy or pozole.
A relative of the tomato and member of the nightshade (Solanaceae) family tomatillos provide that tart flavor in a host of Mexican green sauces. Article includes recipes, history, growing tips and nutritional information
What are pepitas, and how are they used? In Mexico, pepita verde is the green inside kernel of the pumpkin or squash seed, and pepita menuda is the whole seed with the hull. In the U.S. it's just the green kernel. Learn about the history, uses, nutrition, and recipes.