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Behind Convent Walls: Sweet Habits

Behind Convent Walls: Sweet Habits

A long history of convent-based confectionary has bequeathed a tradition of sweets in Mexican culture, evidenced by these recipes for hallelujahs and rompope.

A Concha Crawl with Leslie Mialma of Winsome

A Concha Crawl with Leslie Mialma of Winsome

In Los Angeles, Leslie Mialma of Winsome leads a concha crawl through the city’s traditional bakeries, giving a window into pastries past, present and future.

Chocolate Unwrapped

Chocolate Unwrapped

Through centuries of evolution and exploration, the humble cacao bean and its many derivatives have enchanted cultures all over the globe.

‘Tis Tamales Season

‘Tis Tamales Season

At Los Angeles' Broken Spanish, Chef Ray Garcia recalls growing up with traditional tamales and today elaborates on the Mexican holiday dish in the kitchen.

On Household Management

On Household Management

Cookbooks can provide a window into history and culture—and sometimes curious discoveries.

Tamales, Tortillas and Time

Tamales, Tortillas and Time

A love of cookbooks gives a glimpse into history, formation of culture and nuances of Mexican cuisine.

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