Tamalera

I grow really fond of my cooking tools. Most of the Mexican ones have come straight from Mexico. Some have been passed down from my family, like the comal my mom gave me in hopes I would become a good cook. Some I have shamelessly taken, like the lime squeezer, which comes from her kitchen, too.…

Corn Husks

Corn has been a central part of the Mexican diet and culture since ancient times. Not only is it eaten fresh in its many varieties, its dried kernels are used for an infinity of things, including masa to make everything from tortillas to tamales. It’s husks are also treasured as an ingredient to wrap and…

Watermelon, Tomatillo and Mozzarella Skewers with Lime-Honey Vinaigrette

Watermelon, Tomatillo and Mozzarella Skewers with Lime-Honey Vinaigrette Print Recipe 6 servings Brochetas de Sandía, Tomate Verde y Mozzarella con Vinagreta de Miel y Limón Ingredients For the vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1/2 cup honey Zest of 2 limes 5 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 1 tablespoon Maggi sauce For…