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Champurrado. Chocolate-based drink with corn flour added to thicken it... history and recipe in the book Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes available now to pre-order at http://www.amazon.com/Celebraciones-Mexicanas-Traditions-AltaMira-Gastronomy/dp/0759122814

Champurrado (Mexican Hot Chocolate) is a very popular drink during Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and Las Posadas during Christmas season.

Slow cooker Mexican hot chocolate is warm and comforting. Made with cinnamon, nutmeg, chocolate, and chili powder. A spin on the traditional hot chocolate.

INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon cocoa powder cup hot water 4 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate can ounces) sweetened condensed milk 1 stick cinnamon (optional) teaspoon cinnamon powder teaspoon nutmeg teaspoon chili powder

Tortillas, the old fashion way . Mexico

(My grandmother in Nicaragua used to make tortillas exactly like this until my aunt's decided it was time to change.sad really)The People of México: Woman cooking tortillas in Pantamban, Michoacán taken by Martin Castro Rosa

Variedad de Maíz  Cocina Tradicional

Cocina tradicional, todo un orgullo mexicano

Oaxacan Molinillo (chocolate stirrer)

Learn about Mexican molinillo (chocolate stirrer, whisk) including history, photographs, and where to buy.

authentic mexican hot chocolate using molinillo and olla de barro ceramic pot

Authentic Mexican hot chocolate using molinillo and olla de barro ceramic pot. I wish you could see the molinillo. My mom has one, it's over 50 years old. We used to buy Pedro Lopez Chocolate but they've gone out of business.