Atole – A Corn-Based Beverage

Atole – A Corn-Based Beverage

Specifically as a hot beverage, pre-Hispanic atole was originally nixtamalized corn dough (masa) dissolved in water and sweetened with honey or agave syrup; sometimes flavouring agents such as fruit, chiles or cocoa were also used. After the Spanish conquest, atole became another product of culinary fusion, with cinnamon, exotic fruits, and often milk, being added to the mix … click on title for more

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Ginger Limeade – A Refreshing Story

Ginger Limeade – A Refreshing Story

Since I was looking for recipes featuring ginger with Canadian and Mexican elements, it did not take me long to think of Canada Dry™ ginger ale, the first reference to Canada I ever had as a child in Mexico. The Ginger Limeade pictured above, is my take on a homemade Canada-Dry-like beverage, with added Mexican flavours … Click on image for more