Mexican Atole is a traditional warm almost porridge-like drink made thick with masa. The chocolate version is Champurrado, other versions are flavored with fruits or nuts. This version is sweetened with piloncillo (Mexican unrefined brown sugar), cinnamon (canela), and vanilla bean.
A traditional dessert prepared for the Fiestas de Muertos (Day Of The Dead celebrations) made with fresh pumpkin, cinnamon, orange juice, and piloncillo (Mexican brown sugar).
Recipe for Beef Tamales. Making fresh tamales is a rewarding experience. This is the perfect project to enjoy with the children. Make a mini assembly line and get the whole family involved. Make sure to make some dessert tamales too. Tamales freeze very well so it is best to make a large batch.
A non-alcoholic drink from Mexico made with jamaica flowers. Recipe from Rick Bayless "Authentic Mexican"
The recipe was featured in the fall issue of Edible Marin. Given we have several pages of information on the traditional sugar skull we though a healthy version may be of interest.