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Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1

Episode 101: Quesadillas

Quesadillas — the perfect marriage of heaven and earth, where the basic, simple tortilla meets the ecstasy of cheese, and to the surprise of many, many other fillings! Pati will look at Mexican quesadillas prepared three completely different ways.

Plantain and Refried Bean Quesadillas

Plantain and Refried Bean Quesadillas recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 1 “Quesadillas”

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Guajillo Chile Salsa

Guajillo Chile Salsa recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 1 “Quesadillas”

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Oaxaca-style Mushroom and Cheese Quesadillas

Oaxaca-style Mushroom and Cheese Quesadillas recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 1 “Quesadillas”

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Ham and Cheese Sincronizadas with Flour Tortillas

Ham and Cheese Sincronizadas with Flour Tortillas recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 1 “Quesadillas”

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Episode 102: Foods of the Mexican Revolution

If you’re fighting a war, how do you cook food on the run? What sort of meals can you make around ranches, porches and rustic bonfires? What might Pancho Villa or Emiliano Zapata have eaten? This episode looks at the culinary legacy of the Mexican Revolution.

Rosquitas: Sweet Anise Ropes

Rosquitas: Sweet Anise Ropes recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 2 “Foods of the Mexican Revolution”

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Chunky Guacamole

Chunky Guacamole recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 2 “Foods of the Mexican Revolution”

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Cowboy Charro Beans

Cowboy Charro Beans recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 2 “Foods of the Mexican Revolution”

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Chilorio Burritas

Chilorio Burritas from Pati’s Mexican Table, Season 1, Episode 2 “Foods of the Mexican Revolution”

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Episode 103: Avocado

Pati shows us how to pick and prime the perfect avocado then walks us through three great recipes.

Avocado and Coconut Ice Cream

Avocado and Coconut Ice Cream recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 3 “Avocado”

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Pepito: Steak & Avocado Sandwich

Pepito, or Steak & Avocado Sandwich, from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 3 “Avocado”

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Avocado Martini

Avocado Martini recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 3 “Avocado”

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Avocado & Hearts of Palm Chop Chop Salad

Avocado & Hearts of Palm Chop Chop Salad recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 3 “Avocado”

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Episode 104: Tomatillos

Meet the tomatillo — this small, plump, green fruit was a favorite of the Aztecs and stars in any number of Mexican dishes today. Its tart flavor is worlds apart from the taste of tomatoes, but is just as juicy and unforgettable. In this episode, Pati will show you where to find tomatillos, how to cook with them and offer tips and tricks for creating amazing dishes.

Tomatillo and Lime Jam

Tomatillo and Lime Jam recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 4 “Tomatillos”

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Chicken in a Tomatillo, Chipotle and Brown Sugar Sauce

Chicken in a Tomatillo, Chipotle and Brown Sugar Sauce recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 4 “Tomatillos”

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Salsa Verde with Avocado and Queso Fresco

Salsa Verde with Avocado and Queso Fresco recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 4 “Tomatillos”

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Episode 105: Convent Food

Aren’t convents supposed to be austere, dull places? In Mexico, everything’s a little more colorful — including the food of Catholic nuns. Delicious, labor-intensive mole is probably the most well-known food to come out of the convents, but Pati will explore some easier, but just as tasty recipes.

Flourless Almond and Porto Cake

Flourless Almond and Porto Cake recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 5 “Convent Food”

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Picadillo Empanadas of the Immaculate Conception

Picadillo Empanadas of the Immaculate Conception recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 5 “Convent Food”

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White Rice and Poblano Rajas Casserole

White Rice and Poblano Rajas Casserole recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 5 “Convent Food”

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Episode 106: Hibiscus Flowers

In Mexico, it’s not uncommon to find both food and water deliciously flavored with hibiscus flowers. Commonly known as jamaica, they have an intensely herbal, fruity taste. Pati shows viewers where to buy these flowers and then shares a few recipes using them.

Fast Track Caramelized Pecans

Fast Track Caramelized Pecans recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 6 “Hibiscus Flowers”

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Spinach Salad with Jamaica Vinaigrette and Caramelized Pecans

Spinach Salad with Jamaica Vinaigrette and Caramelized Pecans from Pati’s Mexican Table, Season 1, Episode 6 “Hibiscus Flowers”

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Steak Tacos with Jamaica and Jalapeño Syrup

Steak Tacos with Jamaica and Jalapeño Syrup recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 6 “Hibiscus Flowers”

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Jamaica Popsicles

Jamaica Popsicles recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 6 “Hibiscus Flowers”

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Jamaica Water

Jamaica Water recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 6 “Hibiscus Flowers”

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Episode 107: Mexican Picnic

What’s on the menu at a typical Mexican picnic? Are some foods, like hot dogs and hamburgers, universal? Turn your backyard into a little slice of Mexico by tweaking some old stand-bys.

Garabatos or Scribble Cookies

Garabatos or Scribble Cookies recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 7 “Mexican Picnic”

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Pickled Onion Potato Salad

Pickled Onion Potato Salad recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 7 “Mexican Picnic”

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Ancho Chile Mexican Hamburgers with Lime Aioli

Ancho Chile Mexican Hamburgers with Lime Aioli recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 7 “Mexican Picnic”

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Episode 108: Mexican Brunch

A Mexican brunch is the perfect way to ease into the weekend. This episode will look at what a late breakfast/early lunch in Mexico might look like and what recipes you can prepare in your own home.

Refried Bean and Cheese Chimichangas

Refried Bean and Cheese Chimichangas recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 8 “Mexican Brunch”

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Rabo de Mestiza: Poached Eggs in a Tomato and Poblano Rajas Sauce

Rabo de Mestiza: Poached Eggs in a Tomato and Poblano Rajas Sauce recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 8 “Mexican Brunch”

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Garibaldis: Pound Cakes with Lime-Apricot Glaze and Sprinkles

Garibaldis: Pound Cakes with Lime-Apricot Glaze and Sprinkles recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 8 “Mexican Brunch”

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Episode 109: Chorizo

Who doesn’t love sausage? Chorizo, the Mexican version, is a deep-burnt-reddish explosion of fresh, moist, exotically seasoned flavor. When it’s fried, it becomes crisp and incredibly savory. This episode will explore the difference between Mexican chorizo sausage and its Spanish, Central American and South American cousins.

Warm Sweet Potato Salad with Chorizo

Warm Sweet Potato Salad with Chorizo recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 9 “Chorizo”

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Mexican Style Pasta with Tomato Sauce, Chorizo & Fresh Cream

Mexican Style Pasta with Tomato Sauce, Chorizo & Fresh Cream recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 9 “Chorizo”

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Potato, Scallion & Chorizo Crispy Tacos

Potato, Scallion & Chorizo Crispy Tacos recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 9 “Chorizo”

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Episode 110: Cinnamon

Mexico is now the largest importer of cinnamon in the world — but how is it used there that’s so special? Just how different is the Ceylon cinnamon used in Mexico from the Cassia cinnamon of Southeast Asia? This show will look at how cinnamon traveled from Asia to Mexico and how you use it in delicious foods today.

Amarillito Mole with Chicken

Amarillito Mole with Chicken recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 10 “Cinnamon”

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Piggies: Cinnamon and Piloncillo Cookies

Piggies: Cinnamon and Piloncillo Cookies recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 10 “Cinnamon”

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Horchata with Cinnamon and Vanilla

Horchata with Cinnamon and Vanilla recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 10 “Cinnamon”

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Chochoyotes: Corn Masa Dumplings

Chochoyotes: Corn Masa Dumplings recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 10 “Cinnamon”

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Episode 111: Middle Eastern Influences

Immigrants from Lebanon, Syria and Israel have left a tasty influence on Mexican cuisine over the years. Pati will look at how and why they came to such a far-flung — but fascinating — country and what kind of legacy they’ve contributed.

Chicken with Tamarind, Apricots and Chipotle Sauce

Chicken with Tamarind, Apricots and Chipotle Sauce recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 11 “Middle Eastern Influences”

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Spiced Sweet Mexican Coffee

Spiced Sweet Mexican Coffee recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 11 “Middle Eastern Influences”

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Orange and Almond Flan

Orange and Almond Flan recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 11 “Middle Eastern Influences”

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White Rice with Toasted Angel Hair Pasta

White Rice with Toasted Angel Hair Pasta recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 11 “Middle Eastern Influences”

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Episode 112: Vanilla

Vanilla only comes in a bottle, right? Oh, it’s a bean! Where on earth do I find vanilla beans, and how do I cook with them? Do I crack them open or something? Wait, vanilla comes from Veracruz, Mexico — not Madagascar? This episode will explain all of that, plus share a few amazing vanilla-infused recipes.

Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Vanilla and Chile de Arbol Vinaigrette

Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Vanilla and Chile de Arbol Vinaigrette recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 12 “Vanilla”

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Toritos: Peanut and Vanilla Aperitif

Toritos: Peanut and Vanilla Aperitif recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 12 “Vanilla”

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Grandma Lali’s Floating Islands

Grandma Lali’s Floating Islands recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table, Season 1, Episode 12 “Vanilla”

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Episode 113: Wrapped Treats

Mexicans have been wrapping and cooking their food in leaves for a long time, and this episode will look at the reasons why. Pati will also offer some shortcuts and tips for cooking wrapped foods in your own kitchen.

Blackberry and Pecan Tamales

Blackberry and Pecan Tamales recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 13 “Wrapped Treats”

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Baked Plantains

Baked Plantains recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 13 “Wrapped Treats”

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Pork Tenderloin in a Sweet Citrus Sauce

Pork Tenderloin in a Sweet Citrus Sauce recipe from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 1, Episode 13 “Wrapped Treats”

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