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Ensenada's Epic Seafood

Pati eats her way through the port of Ensenada, a hub for seafood exportation where fresh fish is everywhere you look. She also visits the oldest bar in Baja, and originator of the margarita, Hussongs.

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Women of Oaxaca

Pati meets with women chefs, business owners and leaders of society, exploring the role of women in Oaxaca and their influence on the customs and cuisine. In her kitchen, she cooks recipes that she learned from Oaxacan women including coloradito chicken and a mashed potato cazuela. Then, she ends with a favorite of the women in her family, a milky and luscious chocolatey dessert.

  • 2019-01-24T03:00:00-08:00
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Baja Breakfast

In Valle De Guadalupe, Pati visits one of the legendary cooks in the area, Dona Esthela, whose restaurant is known for serving up one of the tastiest breakfasts in the world.

  • 2019-01-27T01:30:00-08:00
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The Art of Mole

Pati takes viewers on an in-depth exploration of all things mole. Oaxaca is known as the land of moles, and there are too many varieties to name. Through instruction in her kitchen and exploration while in Oaxaca, she's going to give viewers the basics of mole, some of its history and importance, and a few of her personal favorite recipes. Recipes include Mole verde with pork and white beans, and Almendrado with chicken.

  • 2019-01-31T03:00:00-08:00
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Mexican Wine Country

People are traveling from all over the world to discover the new and exciting wine region of Valle de Guadalupe, where Pati samples some of the local wine varietals and catches up with old friends at one of the Valle's oldest wineries.

  • 2019-02-03T01:30:00-08:00
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In Search of La Mixteca

Pati travels to a region in Oaxaca known as La Mixteca and learns what makes the food and culture so unique. She meets up with Ixchel Ornellas, a chef, restaurant owner, and one of Mixteca's best cooks, who invites her on a personal tour of her city. Then, back in her kitchen, Pati creates new recipes based on that experience corn soup with queso and pescado agridulce. Corn soup with queso; Pescado agridulce.

  • 2019-02-07T03:00:00-08:00
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Loreto: Baja's Hidden Gem

One of Baja's best-kept secrets, Pati virtually steps back in time in Loreto, a small town on the Gulf of California with a rich history and one-of-a-kind dishes only found here.

  • 2019-02-10T01:30:00-08:00
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Oaxaca Breakfast: Messy and Delicious

Pati visits the town of San Martin Tilcajete to meet Maria and Jacobo at their famous art school. There, she learns the ins and outs of their delicate alebrije making process and tastes an outrageously delicious liver and eggs meal prepared for the artists. In her kitchen, those eggs are an inspiration for an Oaxacan-themed breakfast. And because the art of San Martin is all about attention to detail, she's doing the opposite in her kitchen and preparing a meal for her boys with the theme of 'the messier the better.' Eggs in salsa martajada; Oaxaca-style refried beans; Pan de yema.

  • 2019-02-14T03:00:00-08:00
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La Paz: The Heart of Baja Sur

In the crystal clear waters off Baja Sur's breathtaking capital, La Paz, Pati swims with whale sharks, then satiates the appetite she worked up with some must-eat local food.

  • 2019-02-17T01:30:00-08:00
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