whipped cream

The BasicsSep 11

Whipped Cream: Make it at Home

You want whipped cream that is foamy, airy, and delightful…

BlogJul 28

Crepes: Basic Recipe

Crepes can be found in Mexico in both sweet and…

The BasicsJun 24

Vanilla Beans: Five Ways to Preserve

Vanilla is such an extraordinary ingredient. As basic as that…

homemade flour tortillas

Cooking TechniquesOct 10

Tortillas: Make Flour Tortillas at Home

There are so many ways that you can have and…

cilantro vinaigrette

The BasicsJun 13

Vinaigrette: How to Emulsify

We've all heard that word here and there: “emulsify." Why…

The BasicsApr 03

Unflavored Gelatin: How to Use

Are you tired of the clumps and lumps when you…

Cooking TechniquesJan 16

Puff Pastry: Basic Recipe

It’s true you can always buy frozen puff pastry at…

Tamarind Concentrate Main

The BasicsSep 02

Tamarind Concentrate: Basic Recipe

Tamarind concentrate can be purchased from the grocery already made,…

beans from the pot or frijoles de olla

The BasicsApr 15

Frijoles de Olla or Beans from the Pot

The uses of beans in Mexican cooking are immense. Although…

strained beans or frijoles colados

The BasicsApr 15

Frijoles Colados or Strained Beans

The Frijoles Colados or Strained Beans, are what the Yucatecans…

basic pureed beans

The BasicsApr 01

Basic Pureed Beans

Pureed beans are made with Frijoles de la Olla that…


Cooking TechniquesMay 15

Tostadas and Chips: Make them at Home

Tostadas and chips are very versatile ingredients to have in…

charred onion and garlic

BlogMay 05

Charring: How to Char Ingredients

One way to add a nice rustic feel to a…

cooked salsa verde

RecipesApr 16

Cooked Salsa Verde: Basic Recipe

This is a versatile basic green tomatillo salsa. It can…

The BasicsApr 15

Refried Beans

You will find that refried beans are one of the…

Pati Jinich how to prep poblano chiles

The BasicsApr 07

Poblano Peppers: How to Prep

Poblano peppers, or chiles, are rarely used in their raw…