Beyond Tequila

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Margaritas and Michaladas are two of Mexico’s tastiest libations but, if you want to hold the buzz, try a Horchata or Agua de Jamaica instead. Oh and, of course, nothing beats fresh coconut water on the beach.” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”Agua de Jamaica” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”uppercase”][vc_column_text]If you travel to Mexico, you won’t go far […]

Hooked on Chiles

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Chiles often suffer from a case of mistaken identity. Many look similar and, often, one chile has several different names. To further complicate matters, a dried chile frequently has a different name than its fresh counterpart. Let’s try to better define some of the most commonly used chiles in Mexico.” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”Morita […]

Diana’s Mexico

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][vc_custom_heading text=”This culinary rockstar realized the need to preserve the native ingredients and traditional recipes of Mexico. Through her meticulous research and documentation, she has proven herself indispensable to gastronomic history.” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Diana Kennedy is to Meixcan cuisine what Julia Child was to French cuisine. Neither one native to the country whose cuisine they […]

Mexican Gold

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][vc_custom_heading text=”It’s hard to think of another ingredient that is as inextricably woven into the food culture of a country, as corn is in Mexico.” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Corn is a grain indigenous to Mexico, domesticated approximately 10,000 years ago. In Mexican Aztec history, corn was considered a sacred plant, worshipped and celebrated in images on […]

Fondue 101

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][vc_custom_heading text=”When it comes to fondue, there are three main types: cheese fondue, oil or broth fondue and chocolate fondue.” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”Cheese Fondue” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”uppercase”][vc_column_text] Cheese fondue is eaten by dipping bread into a shared pot of melted cheese, using long-stemmed forks. Typically a fondue pot is shared by no more than […]

Matilda, Tilly, Tils

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Tilly Ramsay’s cookbook, “Tilly’s Kitchen Takeover” is a wonderful first cookbook for young people starting to show an interest in the kitchen.” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]You know her father as the hot tempered, multi-Michelin–starred celebrity chef, Gordon Ramsay. Her mother also happens to be a cookbook author. It’s no surprise, then, that Tilly Gordon is […]

Family Is Family

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Families come in all shapes, sizes and numbers! Perhaps you live alone and eat alone most days. Maybe you live with a dog and want to try cooking for your four-legged friend. If you think meal planning and having fun in the kitchen is just for large families, think again!” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”Cooking […]

Cooking With Kids

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][vc_custom_heading text=”If you’ve ever seen an episode of Master Chef Junior, you know some kids have mad skills in the kitchen. Fostering your child’s passion for cooking and baking from a young age will instill confidence and build character in them, not to mention that cooking is a practical life skill that will serve […]

The New Frontier of Cooking

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][vc_custom_heading text=”The rules and conventions in the kitchen have changed. So have the tools at a home cook’s disposal. Let’s take a look at what being a modern home cook looks like in 2020.” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Cooking is not what it used to be. Yes, a good pot and a flame are still integral but […]