Not all tortillas are created equal. Some are made with native corn, some with genetically modified corn, some are made with masa from industrialized corn, some are made from nixtamalized corn, and to complicate it a bit more, some are made with combinations of all of the above.
After analyzing countless varieties of tamales, I feel confident that I can design my own—and so can you.
The moment humans connected fire with food must have been magic. To me still is.
Enchilada is a short name for tortilla enchilada, which is nothing else than a tortilla covered with chile sauce on both sides, fried, then rolled or folded with no filling.
We take the grill for granted. It makes so much sense and it’s so easy to use, that we don’t stop and think about the origin and evolution of the grill.
Barbecue, a pre-Hispanic meat cooking technique, can be traced back on the American continent all the way to the Mayans as “Pib,” meaning “hole.”
The restless, ever-paying-attention-to-the-customer entrepreneurs, have devised ways to keep you going back to the food store and making you spend more time and money at it.
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