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  • authentic recipes elotes simmered fresh epazote american food
    Dec 19 2016

    ELOTES : Simmered fresh corn with epazote, chiles, butter, and lime

    Mexican farmers cultivate more than three hundred distinct varieties of corn, so it’s no surprise that corn forms an integral part of the everyday Mexican diet. Fresh corn is a popular street treat, served from pushcarts that are often just cauldrons of boiling water on wheels. The earthy-sweet flavor of the corn shines through the […]

  • authentic slow cooker bread pan elote mexican food american
    Dec 19 2016

    SLOW COOKER CORN BREAD : Pan de Elote

    Lightly sweetened with piloncillo sugar, corn bread is a favorite festival food in northern Mexico, where the batter is cooked in small cast-iron pans that are greased with plenty of sweet butter. Serve with more butter and a sprinkle of crushed piloncillo for a sweet treat, or offer it as a side dish to help […]

  • authentic mexican recipes chileatole
    Oct 26 2016

    CHILEATOLE : Geen Chile Soup With Corn

    Healthful and sustaining atoles, soups and drinks made from corn, are an ancient Mexican tradition. I once had this bright green soup at the Xochimilco market south of Mexico City, where it was paired with a warm cake of fresh ground corn toasted on an earthenware comal; it was like tasting Mexico as it was […]

  • authentic mexican food puchero beef soup corn american recipes
    Oct 21 2016

    PUCHERO DE RES : Beef Soup With Corn And Potatoes

    Hearty puchero de res is a classic home-style soup that is served in every tiny lonchería (a snack bar usually run by a one woman who cooks and serves) and fonda (an inexpensive home-style restaurant) in Mexico. It always includes generous chunks of beef and corn, plus potato or yam and the cook’s choice of seasonal vegetables. It’s […]