Pati takes viewers on a deep dive into the history of Oaxaca cuisine from pre-Hispanic origins, to the introduction of Spanish techniques, and finally modern day movements. She starts by tasting ancestral recipes at the local market. Then, she meets up with a friend and historian who takes her to a restaurant, where they eat traditional Oaxaca recipes with a modern twist. She's going on a culinary adventure through time all in one day. Back in her kitchen, inspired by the tastes from that day, she... [see more] shares new dishes that happen to be vegetarian with her friend and food editor Joe Yonan.Sweet potato and black bean tamalesAvocado, watercress and pecan salad
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.