Posts Tagged: corn

Tamales, Get Them While They’re Hot!

The Origin of Mexico’s Portable Meal Dates Back Thousands of Years By Chris Mejia For many, tamales conjure fond memories of family cooking parties and winter holiday get-togethers. If you’re Mexican, or Mexican American, chances are that your Mexican abuela (grandmother) passed down her secret family recipe for handmade tamales through the age-old tradition of… Read more »

Elote (Mexican Street Corn) Recipe

    As we soak up the last of the dog days of summer and the final month of corn season, we’re sharing our elote recipe to bring some of the delicious flavors of Mexico into your kitchen! Elote is a typical street food that originated in Mexico City, and is often served on a… Read more »

Mexico’s Heirloom Corn

  Like many of our favorite foods (tomatoes, chilies, squash, chocolate, and vanilla), corn is native to Mexico. There are 59 varieties of heirloom Mexican corn and many more hybrids and mixes. But most of the native corns of Mexico and the Americas are in deep risk of being lost and forgotten. Hybridized varietals (and… Read more »