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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.

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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.

  • 2018-05-25T03:00:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-06-01T03:00:00-07:00
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How I Got to Now

People are always asking Pati how she turned a passion for food into a career. Over the years, she has told the story in bits in pieces but she has never told the full story. Throughout this episode, she'll explain where her passion for food started, what decisions led her to where she is today, and some of the twists and turns she took to get here. In Oaxaca, she meets a woman who moved from a small town, without any money or resources, to pursue her own dreams of building a food empire in one of the best culinary destinations in Mexico.

  • 2018-06-08T03:00:00-07:00
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Juju's Chocolate-Covered Life

Pati spends the day with her youngest son, Juju. Juju is known for his obsession with chocolate. In this episode, they spend the day in the kitchen coming up with three delicious chocolate-loaded recipes: chocolate chocolate chunk banana bread, chocolate crepe tower, and an overloaded Mexican chocolate milkshake. 

  • 2018-06-15T03:00:00-07:00
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Cheesy

An episode dedicated to one of the Jinich's favorite ingredients: cheese. In her kitchen, Pati cooks three mouthwatering cheesy recipes — one for each of her boys. In Oaxaca, Pati and her three sons visit a cheese producer to see how the famous Oaxacan cheese is made. Recipes include the Señor breakfast sandwich; Tres quesos chicken pasta; Bacon cheese dogs with avocado relish.

  • 2018-06-22T03:00:00-07:00
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