Izamal is a stunning city whose buildings are all painted the same golden hue. At its center is an enormous and impressive Franciscan monastery built right on top ancient ruins of a Maya temple. Pati explores this beautiful city, tasting the local flavors like venison tacos and poc chuk. The city is also filled with artisans creating hammocks, woven sisal baskets, and papier mâché decorations. Pati meets Esteban, a jeweler, who shows her how he makes the most elegant jewelry from plants growing... [see more] right in his backyard, a perfect souvenir to bring home.
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.