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.
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.
The metate y mano is pronounced [mah -TAH-tay - EE MAH-no] (matate). Also referred to as a "piedra de Moler", this tool is related in lineage to the molcajete. It is used to grind corn and for mashing ingredients to make salsas and purees, and chocolate. Read about the history and uses of this tool.