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Pati Jinich made her name sharing the foods and traditions of her childhood in Mexico City on her public television show and through her cookbook. For the show’s latest season, Pati travels to Mexico to explore street food in Guanajuato and new takes on Mexican cuisine in San Miguel de Allende. Pati joins us to share her quick and easy versions of traditional foods like tamales, and what taco night is like at her house.
- Pati Jinich Author, "Pati's Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking"; Cooking Instructor and Chef, Mexican Cultural Institute
Video: Pati Jinich: New Takes On Traditional Mexican Food
Chicken and Salsa Verde Tamal Casserole from Pati’s Mexican Table
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