The Nahuatl word, masa, means "dough" in English. The dough is made from field corn named maize blanco.
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.
Tortillas are filled, rolled and sauced. Learn about enchiladas including the history, varieties and recipes.
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