Pati's three sons are in Mexico and Pati wants them to experience the essence of the Yucatلn . First stop they climb the ancient ruins of Uxmal and discover how advanced the ancient Maya civilizations were. After an exhaustive exploration, the boys cool off in one of the thousands of hidden cenotes (swimming holes). To fill their bellies, the boys eat the best tamales they have ever tasted and the regions signature dish, cochinita pibil, which uses the ancient technique of cooking the meat with... [see more] heated rocks buried underground.
PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE brings authentic Mexican flavors, colors, textures and warmth into American kitchens.Each half-hour highlights a singular Mexican food — from familiar ingredients like vanilla, avocado and chorizo to the mysterious grains used by the Aztecs and the adventurous and trendy cuisine found across Mexico today. From traditional takes on tomatillos to modern spins on huevos rancheros, Pati inspires viewers to make great Mexican dishes in their own homes.