Rick Bayless

Essentials of Mexican Cooking

Rick Bayless
  • In-depth Instruction; over 180 mins
  • On-demand video access anytime
  • Bonus downloadable PDF resources
  • Access to class Q&A
Meet culinary expert Rick Bayless and start class by learning to make corn tortillas, plus three of Rick's most popular salsas, including green tomatillo; red chile and tomatillo; and roasted tomato with green chile.
Watch and learn as Chef Bayless prepares three different tacos: steak with serranos and onions; potato-chorizo; and Mexican-style zucchini. See how to assemble your tacos using the tortillas and salsas from the previous lesson and get tips for choosing the best-tasting cheese to top them all off.
Discover a special technique to make the perfect guacamole with two unique variations: one with ground walnuts and pomegranate seeds and one with grilled onions and bacon. Then find out how to prepare a classic ceviche.
In this lesson you'll discover two of Chef Bayless' s favorite tamale recipes: green chile with chicken wrapped in corn husks, and red chile with pork in banana leaves.
Chef Bayless wraps things up with perhaps the most famous Mexican dish of all: red chile mole. Find out how to achieve the characteristically rich and developed sauce that makes this dish so beloved, and serve it the traditional way with turkey.
Craft a refreshing cocktail to accompany your Mexican feast! Chef Bayless shows you how.
Chef Bayless shares cutting techniques that will make preparing Mexican dishes easier than ever.
 
 
7 Lessons
3  hrs

Cook authentic Mexican cuisine at home with renowned chef Rick Bayless! Join Rick in his Chicago home kitchen, where he’ll share the traditional cooking techniques you need to make his favorite, flavor-packed dishes — from salsas, guacamole and ceviche to tacos, tamales and even a classic mole. If you’re looking for the ultimate Mexican cooking class, this is it!

Rick Bayless

Rick Bayless is an award-winning chef, teacher, restaurateur, best-selling author and TV personality, specializing in traditional Mexican cuisine with modern interpretations. He has published nine cookbooks, including "Mexican Kitchen," winner of the 1996 Julia Child IACP Cookbook of the Year award, and "Mexico: One Plate at a Time," which won the James Beard Best International Cookbook of the Year award in 2001. Rick also owns a number of successful restaurants, including Chicago's Frontera Grill, which inspired his popular line of salsas and sauces. In 2009 he was the winner of Bravo TV's "Top Chef Masters," and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2012 for his longstanding PBS series, "Mexico: One Plate at a Time."

Rick Bayless

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