corn esquites

Do You Elote or Esquite?

One of the greatest simple pleasures of Mexico is snacking on scrumptious corn from a street vendor. Here in Vallarta we are lucky to have both grilled elote (corn on the cob) and cups of yummy esquite available most evenings along the Malecon. Elote is delicious, but a little more challenging to eat. It comes covered in […]

corn and history

Mexican Atole: Drink of the Gods

Classic Mexican atole on a cold morning or as an evening treat is the perfect way warm up. Traditionally served with tamales, it’s great source of energy and can be made thick or thin, like a yummy hot chocolate. This ancient drink comes from the Aztecs, the original name for it was atolli, it’s made of […]

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