Easter – A Sweet Memory (with Recipe)

Easter – A Sweet Memory (with Recipe)

During my recent visit to Mexico City, two of my dear friends from high school and me took one of those two-deck tour buses along Paseo de la Reforma. reminiscent of my "staycation" days during Easter time. A cajeta jello (jelly) is a sweet treat to enjoy this Easter Sunday … 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