Experience the rich history of Taos, New Mexico as Moveable Feast with Relish samples this mountainous region’s native ingredients. Host Curtis Stone meets Christopher Lujan, who grows ancient heirloom blue corn, highly prized by indigenous cultures, in the high-elevation mountains of Taos Pueblo. Curtis also pays a visit to Romero Farms, known for growing everything from oats to heirloom varietal chilies. All of these ingredients then come together with the help of noted Rustic Chef Andrew Horton, and chef Chris Maher, owner of Taos’ well-known Cooking Studio, as they serve-up the best of New Mexican cuisine which includes beautiful blue corn cakes; local lamb tacos; and a flavorful green chili stew.
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Recipes from this episode
The flavors of the tomatoes are developed by marinating in a fresh, mixed herb dressing and then further enhanced with a drizzle of chile-flavored crème fraîche. A crispy outside and a tender interior makes the corn fritters delectable on their own, but when used to sop up the tomato juices on your plate they become nothing less than completely addictive.
In this classic preparation the robust flavors of Anaheim chiles are mellowed by the richness of the pork, creamy potatoes, and sweet corn. Charring the tortillas adds a bit of smoke.