Delightful and delicious, the atole is a traditional Mexican drink also widespread in the south-west of the United States, and is a great drink to enjoy during the coldest periods of the year. Traditionally it is consumed during the holiday season, even if it is consumed on other days of the year as breakfast and dinner. For the sweet tooth, is to savor absolutely the version with the chocolate, for which the beverage takes the name of champurrado. Usually, this tasty drink is accompanied with tamales, a tasty snack of Yucatan probable origins of which there are several variants. The atole is usually made with masa, water, panela, cinnamon, vanilla and possibly chocolate or fruit and, of course, may present variations in ingredients can vary according to personal preference or depending on local traditions in New Mexico, for example, , is also impegato the blue corn during the preparation phase.