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.
Being raised in northern Mexico, I had never heard of mixiotes until I was about 28 years old when I moved to Mexico City.
The only thing all tacos have in common is the tortilla. What goes inside and the salsa on top of it, that’s what makes the difference.
Tamales are the perfect food for a trip. On the road or on a path, with access to a microwave or just an open fire, tamales are gems.