How to use grape leaves to wrap tamales. So far as I know this is not done in Mexico, but it could be in Baja, Mexico’s wine country.
How to grow and cook with rau ram, Persicaria odorata. It’s also called Vietnamese coriander or laksa leaf and is used like cilantro.
Purslane is an edible weed eaten in many cultures. Called verdolagas in Mexico, purslane is tart, tasty and easy to grow. Here’s what to do with it.
The Mexicans use wild greens as much as any culture. Here’s an overview of the species: Many grow all around us.
How to deal with volunteer plants in your garden. Some you celebrate, some you eradicate. Some just live their own lives, quietly.
Tips, tricks and ideas on how to waste less in the kitchen by reusing otherwise unloved foods.
A classic smooth butternut squash soup, spiked with bacon and garnished with pumpkin seeds and smoked paprika.
How to make prickly pear juice, known in Mexico as agua de tuna. How to juice a prickly pear without getting the spines in your hand!