How to cook bonito, a cousin of the tuna, along with a recipe for smoked bonito. Tips and techniques on cooking the much maligned bonito.
This is a simple, basic flat iron steak recipe you can use as a template. Grilled, flat iron steak is a tender, tasty cut of beef, elk, bison or moose.
How to make corn tortillas at home, from either fresh dough or masa harina. Homemade tortillas are much better than store-bought, once you learn how.
Nopales, prickly pear cactus paddles, are delicious, but you need to know some tricks to cook nopales without slime.
Masa harina is dried tortilla dough. You can buy it, but if you have good corn, here’s how to make homemade masa harina.
How to clean nopales, prickly pear cactus paddles. Step by step instructions, with a video, on how to remove spines from nopales.
Nixtamal. Such a cool word! It is to Mesoamerica what hominy is to the United States: corn treated with an alkali substance to render it more nutritious, easier to grind, and, to many, tastier and more aromatic — think about the smell of a Mexican corn tortilla and that’s nixtamal you are smelling. Nixtamal or
Cuisines, really most things, hinge on the perfect execution of something most of us think little about. In Mexican food, it is the tortilla.