Agua Fresca - Cucumber-Lime

If you’ve checked out the @BebidasBlog Twitter feed, you’d have seen I have a special bebida in the works, which requires a bit of patience and waiting (5 days so far!). Not wanting to lose momentum, I found myself with an over-the-hill cucumber and a bag of limes. Agua fresca!

If you’re ever in Mexico, […]

Achocote

The selection of this bebida is to celebrate the first person to find this blog through Google! You searched for achocote, and unfortunately you didn’t find what you were looking for here. No more! Random Googler, this drink’s for you!

Achocote is a bit of an enigma. The best I could find in English comes […]

Champurrado

Champurrado is a chocolate version of the previously reviewed atole. Atole is often described as a masa-based porridge, sweetened with raw sugar (piloncillo). For my previous atole attempt, I relied on a Rick Bayless recipe and was slightly disappointed with the unexpectedly thin result. I stumbled across the recipes on the Latina Cocina and Hungry […]

Atole

Atole (ah-TOE-lay) is another common pre-Columbian drink, often served in the mornings or the evenings. It is made of masa (corn processed with the mineral lime, and made into a paste) and flavored with a variety of ingredients. It can be made simply sweetened (as in this recipe), with fruit, chocolate (champurrado) or made savory […]

Non-Alcoholic Drinks of the Mercado Area - Analysis

Non-alcoholic Drinks of the Mercado Area

With a few exceptions, I suspect the ingredients for these will be mostly available. I will organize these into two categories; can make and common. The common drinks I will skip.

Can make:

achocote [DONE]: in Hidalgo, water flavored with corn and unrefined brown sugar agua: or […]

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