Pati's Mexican Table


Chef, cooking teacher, and food writer Pati Jinich introduces American viewers to the authentic flavors, colors, textures, and warmth of her native Mexico.

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La Paz: The Heart of Baja Sur

26:46 | #707 | TV-G

Pati swims with whale sharks and enjoys local food in La Paz, Baja Sur's breathtaking capital.

Mex'd Up American Regional Favorites

26:46 | #713 | TV-G

Pati puts her Mexican spin on some regional American favorites to surprise her three sons.

Photographic Food Memories

26:46 | #712 | TV-G

Pati recreates some favorite food memories in her kitchen and gives the stories behind the dishes.

New York

26:46 | #711 | TV-G

Pati is invited to cook a Cinco de Mayo dinner at the prestigious James Beard House in New York.

Los Cabos By Land & Sea

26:46 | #710 | TV-G

Pati sets out into the Sea of Cortez to reel in the catch-of-the-day to grill up beachside.

The Godmother of Cabo Cuisine

26:46 | #709 | TV-G

Pati spends the day in Los Cabos and enjoys the traditional dishes of the small town of Miraflores.

Road Trippin' with Javier Plascencia

26:46 | #708 | TV-G

One of the region's most celebrated chefs, Javier Plascencia, gives Pati a tour of the Baja he knows.

Loreto: Baja's Hidden Gem

26:46 | #706 | TV-G

Pati explores the one-of-a-kind dishes of Loreto, a small town on the Gulf of California.

Mexican Wine Country

26:46 | #705 | TV-G

Pati samples some of the local wine varietals in the exciting wine region of Valle de Guadalupe.

Baja Breakfast

26:46 | #704 | TV-G

In Valle De Guadalupe, Pati visits one of the legendary cooks in the area, Dona Esthela.

Ensenada's Epic Seafood

26:46 | #703 | TV-G

Pati visits the port of Ensenada, a hub for seafood exportation, and the oldest bar in Baja.

Tijuana: Stories from the Border

26:46 | #702 | TV-G

Pati dives deep to get the real story of what life and food are like on the border.

Tijuana's Culinary Revolution

26:46 | #701 | TV-G

Pati visits Tijuana to meet with fresh talent taking part in Baja's exciting culinary movement.

More Than Just a Meal

26:46 | #613 | TV-G

Pati prepares chipotle goat cheese spread, cesina and creamy slaw ciabatta sandwich, andpoblano rajas tuna melt.


26:46 | #612 | TV-G

Pati makes three cheesy recipes: a senor breakfast sandwich, tres quesos chicken pasta, and bacon cheese dogs with avocado relish.

Juju's Chocolate-Covered Life

26:46 | #611 | TV-G

Pati and her son Juju make chocolate, chocolate chunk banana bread; a chocolate crepe tower; and an overloaded Mexican chocolate milkshake.

How I Got to Now

26:46 | #610 | TV-G

Pati explains her passion for food and prepares sopes, caramelized pasilla brisket, and tiger pound cake.

Oaxaca Breakfast: Messy and Delicious

26:46 | #609 | TV-G

Pati visits the town of San Martin Tilcajete and learns the ins and outs of their delicate alebrije making process.

In Search of La Mixteca

26:46 | #608 | TV-G

Pati travels to a region in Oaxaca known as La Mixteca and learns what makes the food and culture so unique.

The Art of Mole

26:46 | #607 | TV-G

Pati makes mole verde with pork and white beans and almendrado with chicken.

Women of Oaxaca

26:46 | #606 | TV-G

Pati cooks recipes that she learned from Oaxacan women including coloradito chicken and a mashed potato cazuela.

From Pueblo to City

26:46 | #605 | TV-G

Pati spends a day with one of Oaxaca's best-known chefs and owner of Casa Oaxaca, Alex Ruiz.

The Mezcal Trail

26:46 | #604 | TV-G

Pati takes a drive to a region in Oaxaca known for producing some of the best mezcal in all of Mexico.

A Queen in the Land of the Gods

26:46 | #603 | TV-G

Pati travels to the small town of Teotitlan de Valle to meet with one of the best cooks in Oaxaca, Abigail Mendoza.

History of Oaxaca Cuisine

26:46 | #602 | TV-G

Pati shares new dishes that happen to be vegetarian with her friend and food editor Joe Yonan.

One Day In Oaxaca

26:46 | #601 | TV-G

Pati shows viewers how to get the most out of one day in the city of Oaxaca.

Jose Andres Takes Over

26:46 | #513 | TV-G

Pati and chef Jose Andres make Spanish-influenced recipes that would be a hit on any dinner table.

Alan Goes to College

26:48 | #512 | TV-G

Pati makes a few simple, inexpensive recipes that any college kid can do and gives cooking tips.

Turkey Day

26:46 | #511 | TV-G

Pati cooks for and hosts a Jinich family traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all of the essentials.

Cancun: We Meet Again

26:46 | #510 | TV-G

Pati explores Cancun and enjoys Alaskan wontons, tuna tartar Kibi, and cold pork belly salad.

Isla Mujeres Inspired

26:46 | #509 | TV-G

Pati explores Isla Mujeres and tries the local delicacy, tikin xic, fish marinated in a thick red sauce diluted with the juice of sour oranges and spices.

Valladolid - A Day to Explore

26:46 | #508 | TV-G

Pati tries the local specialties lomitos de Valladolid and longaniza de Valladolid in Valladolid.

Izamal - Gold & God

26:46 | #507 | TV-G

Pati explores the city of Izamal and tastes the local flavors like venison tacos and poc chuc.

Ancient Yucatan with My Boys

26:46 | #506 | TV-G

Pati's three sons are in Mexico and Pati wants them to experience the essence of the Yucatan.

Campeche - Tale of a Pirate City

26:46 | #505 | TV-G

Pati heads to the coastal city of Champoton and prepares pollo pibil and pan de cazon.

Sunday Family Food

26:46 | #504 | TV-G

Pati explores Campeche, a beautiful colonial city, and enjoys pescado verde and grilled octopus.

Celestun - Coastal Cooking

26:46 | #503 | TV-G

Pati visits the coastal town of Celestun and makes a fresh ceviche and grilled fish on the beach.

Merida - Exploring with the Locals

26:46 | #502 | TV-G

Pati tours the market in Merida and enjoys a traditional Sunday meal with an entire family.

Chachi's Champoton Kitchen

26:46 | #501 | TV-G

Pati explores Merida, the capital of Yucatan, and enjoys chaya empanadas and mondongo stew.

Good Morning, Mexico

26:46 | #401 | TV-G

JuJu's fruit smoothie, big brunch enchiladas, and black beans from the pot are made.

Backyard Picnic

26:46 | #413 | TV-G

Pati makes some of her favorite "picnic foods" including potato and poblano rajas salad.


26:48 | #412 | TV-G

Pati prepares baked egg casserole, salsa ranchera, dulce de leche, and pecan cinnamon rolls.

Family Favorites

27:49 | #411 | TV-G

Pati makes a couple recipes that were passed down to her. Recipes include chile rellenos, drunken rice with chicken, and meringue cake.

Modern Mexico

26:46 | #410 | TV-G

Pati meets two chefs in Mexico City who are putting modern spins on this age-old cuisine. She makes Boston lettuce salad with avocado dressing and beef and veggie mole stew.

Sami's Big Day

26:46 | #409 | TV-G

This show is all about Pati's middle son, Sami. She cooks all his favorite dishes including homemade cookies.

Street Food Favorites

26:46 | #408 | TV-G

Cooked and seasoned corn, miner-style enchiladas, and homemade cajeta are prepared.

Cooking with the Fans

26:46 | #407 | TV-G

Tart pico de guac, chipotle chicken pasta casserole, and Marbled Tres Leches Cake are created.


26:46 | #406 | TV-G

Mexican crab cakes with jalapeno aioli and foolproof pizza dough are prepared.


26:46 | #405 | TV-G

Cooked salsa verde, chicken in salsa verde tamales, and sweet corn tamales are served.

Summer Evening Party

26:46 | #404 | TV-G

Pati makes cherry tomato jam with red wine and scallions and citrus chicken with carrots and baby potatoes.

Taco Night

26:46 | #403 | TV-G

Homemade corn tortillas, fresh cheese basket tacos, and tacos al pastor with garnishes are made.

Adventures In San Miguel

26:46 | #402 | TV-G

Fish with plums, pasilla and tequila, and orange blossom rice with pepitas are prepared.

Pinata Party

26:46 | #313 | TV-G

Delicious recipes include watermelon, tomatillo and mozzarella skewers, with mint-agave syrup.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

26:46 | #312 | TV-G

Pati prepares honey chipotle ribs, spinning top cocktail, and mango guacamole with tortilla wedges.


26:46 | #311 | TV-G

Pati makes fish over fennel salad with a jalapeno and olive salsa and guajillo and garlic pasta.

Brunch at the Jinich House

26:46 | #310 | TV-G

Pati makes spiced sweet Mexican coffee, Yucatan-style french toast, Mexican-style gravlax with cilantro and tequila, and more.

Pot Luck Party

26:46 | #309 | TV-G

Michelada Bar; crab, cucumber and jicama salad; papa rellenas with avocado sauce; and more are prepared.

Asian Influences In Mexican Cooking

26:46 | #308 | TV-G

Amaranth and panko crispy chicken, green beans with peanuts, and Chile de Arbol are made.

Sugar for Hubby

26:46 | #307 | TV-G

Shrimp Cocktail Pacifico, Rodrigo-style fish, and flourless chocolate pecan cake are prepared.

American Classics, My Way

26:46 | #306 | TV-G

Mac 'n cheese Mexicano, chipotle agave chicken wings, and extreme brownies are served.

Family Fiesta

26:46 | #305 | TV-G

Pati prepares carnitas, salsa verde with avocado, grilled pineapple margaritas, and more.

Meals in a Minute

26:46 | #304 | TV-G

Great recipes include tortilla soup, tuna casserole, lime pound cake, and papaya relish.

My Three Favorite Boys

26:46 | #303 | TV-G

Alphabet soup, Molletes, grilled cheese and bean heroes, and pico de gallo salsa are prepared.

Pati's Texican

26:46 | #302 | TV-G

Pati makes Tex-Mex chili; poblano, bacon, and cheddar skillet corn bread; and chocolate doughnuts.

Born in the Kitchen

26:46 | #301 | TV-G

Pati travels to Mexico City to visit her father and help him cook one of her favorite childhood meals: Huevos a la Mexicana.

Naturally Vegetarian Mexican

26:46 | #213 | TV-G

Pati makes zucchini soup with tortilla crisps, cactus paddle tostadas, and fluffy plantain and pecan bread.

Tacos, Tacos, Tacos

26:46 | #212 | TV-G

Pati prepares bricklayer-style beef tacos, lime-rubbed chicken tacos with corn guacamole, and adobo fish tacos.

Puebla: Food from a Colonial Jewel

26:46 | #211 | TV-G

Culinary treats include creamy poblano soup, chicken tinga, and glazed Santa Clara Cookies.

Lip-Smacking Mexican Meal

26:46 | #210 | TV-G

Lip-smacking dishes include chicken a la trash, everyday green salad, and impossible chocoflan.

Xochimilco: Cooking with Flowers

26:46 | #209 | TV-G

Pati makes squash blossom quesadillas, hibiscus and pecan mole, and more.


26:46 | #208 | TV-G

Recipes include ancho chile and orange juice tequila chaser, fresh jicama and orange pico de gallo, coffee flan with tequila whipped cream, and more.

Family-Style Breakfast

26:46 | #207 | TV-G

Pati prepares Mexican french toast rolls and green chilaquiles in roasted tomatillo sauce.

Fonda Favorites

26:46 | #206 | TV-G

Meatballs in chipotle sauce (albondigas), white rice and fried plantains, and tres leches cake are made.

Mexican-Style Kids' Party

26:46 | #205 | TV-G

Pati makes fun finger foods including crazy corn, chicken flautas, and chocolate and cajeta cupcakes.

Easy Comfort Food

26:46 | #204 | TV-G

Pati makes dressed-up chicken milanes, chayote squash and pickled onion salad, and chunky chipotle mashed potatoes.

A French Twist On Mexico

26:46 | #203 | TV-G

Pati prepares snapper in poblano chile sauce and corn torte and cajeta crepes with toasted pecans.

School Lunch with a Mexican Twist

26:46 | #202 | TV-G

Street-style cut-up fruits and vegetables and ham and cheese torta sandwiches are served.

Classic Mexican Food Battles

26:46 | #201 | TV-G

Enchiladas in red tomato sauce, Tampico-style steak combo, and Mexican wedding cookies are prepared.

Wrapped Treats

26:46 | #113 | TV-G

Pati will also offer some shortcuts and tips for cooking wrapped foods in your own kitchen. Recipes include pork tenderloin in a sweet citrus sauce, baked plantains, blackberry and pecan tamales.


26:46 | #112 | TV-G

Pati makes Toritos: peanut and vanilla aperitif; grilled shrimp and pineapple salad with vanilla and chile de arbol vinaigrette; and Grandma Lali's vanilla floating islands.

Middle Eastern Influences

26:46 | #111 | TV-G

Pati makes chicken with tamarind, apricots and chipotle sauce; white rice with fideos; orange and almond flan; and cafe de olla.


26:46 | #110 | TV-G

Pati makes Horchata: rice and cinnamon drink; Amarillito mole with chicken; cinnamon chochoyotes: corn dough dumplings; and Cochinitos: piggy-shaped cookies.


27:46 | #109 | TV-G

Pati makes warm sweet potato and chorizo salad; potato, scallion, and chorizo crispy tacos; and pasta with tomato and chorizo.

Mexican Brunch

26:46 | #108 | TV-G

recipes include poached eggs in a tomato and poblano rajas sauce, refried beans and cheese chimichangas, and vanilla pound cakes with lime-apricot glaze and sprinkles.

Mexican Picnic

26:46 | #107 | TV-G

Recipes include ancho chile Mexican hamburgers with lime aioli, pickled onion and potato salad, and garabatos or "scribbles" cookies.

Hibiscus Flower

26:46 | #106 | TV-G

Recipes include jamaica water; spinach salad with caramelized pecans and jamaica vinaigrette; steak tacos with jamaica and jalapeno syrup; gourmet jamaica popsicles.

Convent Food

26:46 | #105 | TV-G

Recipes include picadillo empanadas of the Immaculate Conception, white rice and poblano rajas casserole, and almond and porto cake.


26:46 | #104 | TV-G

Recipes include salsa verde with avocado and queso fresco; chicken in a tomatillo, chipotle, and brown sugar sauce; and tomatillo and lime jam.


26:46 | #103 | TV-G

Recipes include avocado and hearts of palm chop chop salad; pepitos: steak and avocado sandwich on crusty bread; and coconut and avocado ice cream.

Foods of the Mexican Revolution

26:46 | #102 | TV-G

Recipes include cowboy "charro" beans, chilorio burritas, chunky guacamole, and sweet anise rosquitas.


26:46 | #101 | TV-G

Recipes include ham and cheese sincronizadas, Oaxacan mushroom and cheese quesadillas, plantain and refried bean quesadillas, and Guajillo chile salsa.

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