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Baked Plantains for Dessert

Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Baked Plantains for Dessert Plantains, called macho bananas, plátano macho, in many areas of Mexico, can just change gears and move from one course to another. They make an original dessert or an anytime sweet treat. Just drizzle some sweet condensed milk, honey, sugar, Rompope, or ice cream on top!  Cook Time25 mins…

Traditional Refried Beans

Print Recipe 4.5 from 4 votes Traditional Refried Beans Cook Time15 mins Course: Side DishCuisine: MexicanKeyword: beans, onion, pati’s mexican table, pinto beans, refried beans Servings: 4 cups Ingredients5 cups Beans from the Pot along with 2 cups of their cooking liquid (or 5 cups precooked beans with 2 cups their liquid and water to…

Foolproof Pizza Dough

Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Foolproof Pizza Dough Foolproof Pizza Dough recipe from Pati's Mexican Table Season 4, Episode 6 “Mexamericana” Prep Time5 minsCook Time30 mins Course: Main CourseCuisine: American, MexicanKeyword: dough, pati’s mexican table, pizza Servings: 2 10- to 12-inch pizzas Ingredients1 teaspoon active dry yeast 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1…

Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup

Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup You can make a vanilla bean go a long way. You can extend its exuberant properties and multiply its uses by flavoring other basic ingredients with it, such as a simple syrup. Prep Time2 minsCook Time3 mins Course: Dessert, Preserve, SauceCuisine: MexicanKeyword: Jarabe Simple, mexican…

Vanilla Bean Vinegar

Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Vanilla Bean Vinegar You can make a vanilla bean go a long way. You can extend its exuberant properties and multiply its uses by flavoring other basic ingredients with it, such as vinegar. Prep Time2 minsCook Time0 minsResting Time7 dTotal Time7 d 2 mins Course: Preserve, SauceCuisine: MexicanKeyword: mexican…

Vanilla Bean Sugar

Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Vanilla Bean Sugar You can make a vanilla bean go a long way. You can extend its exuberant properties and multiply its uses by flavoring other basic ingredients with it, such as sugar. Prep Time2 minsCook Time0 minsResting Time2 dTotal Time2 d 2 mins Course: Dessert, PreserveCuisine: MexicanKeyword: brown…

Vanilla Bean Salt

Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Vanilla Bean Salt You can make a vanilla bean go a long way. You can extend its exuberant properties and multiply its uses by flavoring other basic ingredients with it, such as salt. Prep Time2 minsCook Time0 minsResting Time2 dTotal Time2 d 2 mins Course: PreserveCuisine: MexicanKeyword: kosher salt,…

Meaty Tamal Casserole

Print Recipe 5 from 2 votes Meaty Tamal Casserole My go-to version of a tamal casserole: The masa dough is set in two thick layers that hold a rich and baroque filling, typical of the Mexican colonial era, when nuns used to combine Spanish and Mexican ingredients in their convent kitchens. The filling has a…

Mushroom and Rice Casserole

Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Mushroom and Rice Casserole Although I don’t have the wild varieties of mushrooms that crop up in Mexico’s rainy season, I have experimented with an accessible mix of mushroom textures and flavors, fresh herbs, epazote, cilantro, parsley, that salty crema and tangy cheese. This stew goes on top of…