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. Sat, 3 Dec 2016 21:36:09 EST 240 Mexican Food @ BellaOnline Masa Tamales - Basic Tamale Dough 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 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 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