Written for Señor Ernesto Delgado
Ernesto Delgado’s lifelong love of the flavors of México and the magic that occurs when food and fire are combined began as a small boy living in Atacheo, located in the state of Michoacán.
The afternoon sun is golden, and dust glitters in the light as it floats up behind the footsteps of the man working to harvest the corn. The man’s son is only four years old. He has observed his father working hard every day on the Milpa..
By CYNTHIA MORENO
Some of México’s oldest, finest and most recognized traditional dishes like the chile en nogada not only produces a savory taste of fine spices and decadent sweets on the palette, but also carries along a significant piece of history.