Mexican Food @ BellaOnline 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 2017 All Rights Reserved. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 04:42:14 EST 240 Mexican Food @ BellaOnline Sweet Potatoes - Camotes Mexicans have been eating sweeting potatoes since preHispanic times. This recipe, a festive, savory side dish, tempts back memories of holiday marshmallow casseroles and candied yams, but with added sophistication from the earthy, New World gift of piloncillo, Mexico's unrefined pure cane sugar. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:00:00 EST Orange Almond Cake and Red Chile Chocolate Glaze Spanish Jews fleeing the Inquisition arrived in Mexico in the early 1500's. This recipe owes its origins to the Jews of Spain. The almond and orange flavor combination is southern Spain, but when it meets New World ingredients, chocolate, vanilla and red chile, the result is historic and delicious. Thu, 6 Apr 2017 18:00:00 EST Handmade Salsa - Chile Maneado A salsa technique almost forgotten, but one that is efficient in realms. It is efficient, rather quick and offers extraordinary flavor. It is easily learned and can and should be customized to the cook's desires. Mon, 6 Mar 2017 14:00:46 EST