It was a pleasure to talk to Daniel Viotto from CNNEE about Mexican food at the White House State Dinner. A dinner offered by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for Mexican President Felipe Calderón and his wife Margarita Zavala, featuring Mexican food. We also covered the increasing appetite for Mexican food in the United States.
Here is the link: http://cnn.com/video/?/video/spanish/2010/05/20/COMjinich.cnn
Is there something called Mexican Jewish Food? You bet! Jewish people brought their staple dishes to Mexico since the late 15th century. They became enriched with the exotic ingredients and cooking methods found in Mexico’s kitchens, with fabulous results.
I had the pleasure of talking about it at this week’s Splendid Table. Listen on!
“Our Local Restaurant Worldtour continues with a look at Mexican cuisine. We learn about the exquisite alchemy of mole, find the best local restaurants (not to be confused with Sal-Mex) and taquerías, and examine the links between food and culture”
Here is a clip from my appearance on Paula Deen’s Best Dishes. Click below to learn how to make fried plantains.
Cooking with Holly to make the perfect simple soup for that cold weather day.
Fox News: What’s Cooking? Tarascan Tomato & Bean Soup
“Americans have seen a lot in the last few months. Failed banks. Frozen
lending. A stock market like a weary phoenix, rising from its ashes
then plummeting again. In turbulent times like these, don’t we all need
a little comfort food?”
NPR All Things Considered: Comfort Foods For A Weary World