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.
Chef Chef Julieta Ballesteros is from Monterrey, Mexico. Learn about her career and aspirations to educated the public about good, healthful Mexican cuisine.
Did you know that the Aztecs did not use fat in their cooking until after the Spaniards arrived? In fact they found fat to be quite unpalatable. Early American foods were flavorful and healthfully prepared. Learn how to Eat like an Aztek. Learn about Low Carb and Low Fat Mexican Cooking.
Enchiladas are made from tortillas which are filled, rolled and sometimes sauced. Learn about enchiladas history, traditional regional Mexican enchilada varieties and find recipes links. Learn proper enchilada making techniques. Comprehensive guide to enchiladas.
In Mexico, tacos are simply a wrapper, usually corn but sometimes a flour tortilla, wrapped around small bits of food, often meats, topped with fresh onion, cilantro and a little sauce Learn all about Mexican tacos including taco history, 7 traditional taco styles and basic ingredients.