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A Family Affair

Season 12 Episode 1204 | 26m 46s

Pati visits Chef Wilson Alonzo in his hometown of Halachó to prepare a traditional Cochinita Pibil in an underground pit. They begin at the local market to source ingredients. Then Pati helps Wilson prepare the achiote marinade, along with his grandmother who taught him traditional cooking and isn’t shy to correct him. The final product is a meal that captures Yucatán’s history in every bite.

Aired: 09/14/23 | Expires: 09/14/25
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Pati discovers Yucatán’s “league of their own” when she meets the Amazonas softball team.
Pati experiences the legacy of Yucatán’s henequén industry and a famous egg dish in Motul.
Pati learns more about Mayan communities on a trip to a cenote with activist Zoila Cen.
Pati tries different versions of Yucatán’s signature smoked meat Carne Ahumada in Temozón.
Pati visits the pink lakes where Yucatán’s unique Las Coloradas salt is produced.
Pati learns the basics of recados, handmade seasoning pastes that flavor Yucatecan foods.
In the town of Maní, Pati learns about something sacred to the Mayans - bees and honey.
Pati explores the vibrant streets of Yucatán’s capital, Mérida, in search of its flavors.
In Tekit, Pati meets a father and son who both chose to pursue their own path.
Pati visits with Gualberto Elizondo, “Weber,” and chef Chuy Villareal of Cara De Vaca.
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In Tekit, Pati meets a father and son who both chose to pursue their own path.
Pati discovers Yucatán’s “league of their own” when she meets the Amazonas softball team.
Pati learns the basics of recados, handmade seasoning pastes that flavor Yucatecan foods.
Pati learns more about Mayan communities on a trip to a cenote with activist Zoila Cen.
Pati tries different versions of Yucatán’s signature smoked meat Carne Ahumada in Temozón.
Pati visits the pink lakes where Yucatán’s unique Las Coloradas salt is produced.
Pati experiences the legacy of Yucatán’s henequén industry and a famous egg dish in Motul.
Pati explores the vibrant streets of Yucatán’s capital, Mérida, in search of its flavors.
In the town of Maní, Pati learns about something sacred to the Mayans - bees and honey.
Pati visits with Gualberto Elizondo, “Weber,” and chef Chuy Villareal of Cara De Vaca.