whipped cream

The BasicsSep 11

Whipped Cream: Make it at Home

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

The BasicsJul 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

RecipesOct 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…

The BasicsJan 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

Beans: 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

Beans: Frijoles Colados or Strained Beans

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

basic pureed beans

The BasicsApr 01

Beans: Basic Pureed Beans

Pureed beans are made with Frijoles de la Olla that…

The BasicsMay 15

Tostadas and Chips: Make them at Home

Tostadas and chips are very versatile ingredients to have in…

charred onion and garlic

The BasicsMay 05

Charring: How to Char Ingredients

One way to add a nice rustic feel to a…

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…