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.
Traditional recipe for Chongos Zamoranos by Jose Luis
A non-alcoholic drink from Mexico made tamarind pods. Recipe from Rick Bayless "Authentic Mexican".
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).
(Bread for the Day of the Dead) From Zarela Martinez. Visit Zarela's Web Site.