Meatballs in Broth with vegetables

Meatballs in Broth with vegetables

When albóndigas (Spanish meatballs) were brought to Mexico, they did not become wan, but acquired a rich local flavour, served in a tomato-based broth (caldillo) and often seasoned with fresh or dry peppers (such as jalapeño or chipotle), or cooked with vegetables, as in this recipe … click on title for more

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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