Mexican Food @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/mexicanfood This site is base camp for explorers of the history, geography and culture of Mexico through its food and the tastes of ancient times, as well as contemporary. en-us Copyright 2016 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Sat, 3 Dec 2016 21:36:09 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Mexican Food @ BellaOnline http://mexicanfood.bellaonline.com Masa Tamales - Basic Tamale Dough http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art303647.asp Tamale recipes vary throughout Mexico, reflections of different regions and tastes, but the common point will be in the “masa” or dough. A fluffy and flavorful batter is essential to delicious tamales. As we enter tamale season, we have a primer on the substance of a tamale, the dough. Sat, 3 Dec 2016 05:48:19 EST Turkey and Mole Sauce http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art303603.asp Here's an origin story that goes with the legendary sauce "mole poblano," Mexico's culinary contribution to the world's great sauces. You many not have the opportunity to make a mole sauce from scratch, but a bit of improvising with a ready-made mole base provides a new life for turkey leftovers. Sat, 19 Nov 2016 14:24:37 EST Pumpkin Salad - Ensalada Cuaresmeña http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art303545.asp This recipe is a dessert salad, but with a hearty frontier twist. The ingredients showcase the bounty of northern Mexico's autumn harvest delights, not the least of which is the cuaresmeña pumpkin or pumpkin Castilla. Sat, 5 Nov 2016 16:05:08 EST