The Yucatán Peninsula is known for its vast jungles, underground cenotes, pristine beaches, ancient architecture and sensational food. With the help of local friends and chefs, Pedro Evia and David Cetina, Pati gets an inside look at Merida, the capital of Yucatán. Pati explores the forefronts of molecular gastronomy, botanas bar snacks like chaya empanadas filled with gooey Edam cheese at a cantina, family classics like mondongo stew at the market, and even foreign influences like Kibi. One... [see more] thing is for sure, Merida is a food-lovers city.
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.