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 2016 All Rights Reserved. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:26:10 EST 240 Mexican Food @ BellaOnline Cempasúchil - Marigold Salsa and Chicken Savory and floral, the promise of the Mexican marigold is to wake the dead; but sometimes the senses of the living could use a little enticing as well. This is a simple version of a traditional sauce that customarily is tweaked according to each cook's personal taste and style. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EST Queso Panela - Mexican Cheese Mexico's cheeses are few but they are reliably delicious. Panela, a traditional fresh cheese made from cow's milk, tempts a cook's imagination with its ability to take-on flavors and hold its shape in heat. Consider turning to panela for a new twist to your kitchen repertoire. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:00:58 EST Eating Cactus - Cholla Buds The people of the Sonoran desert, for centuries, harvested from both cultivated crops and the wild. The spring desert bloom marked the time to harvest the delicate and delicious cholla cacti buds. Ciolim harvesting was nearly lost to the modern western diet, but it's making a tasty comeback. Mon, 10 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EST