PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE brings authentic Mexican flavors, colors, textures and warmth into American kitchens. A former policy analyst focused on Latin American politics and history, Pati Jinich is a chef, cooking teacher, food writer and mother of three whose true passion lies in sharing the tastes of her childhood and culinary adventures in her native country. In each episode, Pati embarks upon an exciting and entertaining journey, where each dish serves as a point of departure into Mexico's rich history and culture, Pati's personal experiences, and her ongoing conversations with cooks in both Mexico and the United States. 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.
Showing airdates for Pati's Mexican Table from Sunday, Sep. 25 to Sunday, Oct. 2
The Fire Kings
Show Episode Info
Retired mechanic Gualberto Elizondo, "Weber," surprised his grown kids when suddenly his grilling hobby turned him into a local celebrity and internet sensation. He drives Pati through the mountains of La Huasteca in his old car, then to his famous back patio where he and his family treat us to Cabrito en salsa and short ribs. But local chef Chuy Villareal of Cara De Vaca wants the world to know that the north of Mexico isn't just carne asada and he's putting a Mediterranean twist on his traditional dishes. In the kitchen recipes: Costillitas con Sal, Chile y Limon; Chile Lime Baby Back Ribs; Salsa Cruda de Chile Piquin Verde con Oregano; Green Piquin Chile and Oregano Salsa; Papitas con Queso Fundido y Tocino; Grilled Queso Fundido Potatoes with Bacon.
The World Cup of Tacos
Show Episode Info
Much like the deep and bitter divide of Salsa Roja vs Salsa Verde, the state of Nuevo Leon is divided between two pro soccer teams: Los Tigres and Los Rayados. Pati tries the food at each stadium with stars from each team to be the judge on who wins in the battle of tortas and tacos. In the kitchen recipes: Asado de Puerco con Empalmes; Pork Stew stacked in corn tortillas; Frijoles con Veneno; Poison Beans; Choripan con Carne Asada; Argentinian Chorizo and Carne Asada Torta; Chimichurri Mexa; Chimichurri with a Mexican accent.
Find A Show
Not what you’re looking for? Try something else!