RECIPE: Aguayón Estilo Oaxaqueño (Oaxacan Roast Beef)

RECIPE: Aguayón Estilo Oaxaqueño (Oaxacan Roast Beef)

This dish is simple yet elegant in its presentation and flavor profile. I compare it to the great braises of European cooking (i.e. Beef Bourguignon, Ragu) and but with the strong fruity profile of the Pasilla chile in the sauce that makes it truly Mexican.

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VIDEO: How to Cure A Comal: Cal 101

VIDEO: How to Cure A Comal: Cal 101

Learn how to cure your comal! The most important recommendation I give to those who are serious about taking their Mexican cuisine to the next level is to A: make your own damn tortillas and B: do it on clay instead of cast iron. Comales de barro need to be treated in order to prevent tortillas from sticking to the surface of the clay.

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RECIPE: Pozole

RECIPE: Pozole

Pozole is a dish served all over Mexico and has many variations. My family makes this nearly every Holiday season and the hearty stew is sure to bring warmth back to a cold winter day.

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