Category Archives: Gastronomy

Mexican food & recipes

Book Review: Plants of the Mayan World

Traditional Remedies, Food & Art is a treasure trove of colorful photos and valuable information about regional plants. by Tere Carpinelli PLAYA DEL CARMEN – Svetlana Aleksandroff’s grassroots-funded book, Plants of the Mayan World: Traditional Remedies, Food & Art, has … Continue reading

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Live love at Bacalar

Fall in love with the beauty of this Quintana Roo location where the “sky arises” From Turismo Bacalar Those who have been to Bacalar assure to have fallen in love at first sight with this small Quintana Roo destination located … Continue reading

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Authentic salsa recipes

From mexicanrecipes.me The burnt salsa (salsa quemada) The roasted tomato Mexican salsa (Salsa Quemada) is characterized by a pleasant smoky or “burnt” taste because of the roasted tomatoes and chilies. It is used as a side to other dishes in … Continue reading

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Fruits in Mexico

By Justin Henderson in Cuponismo: Mexican Fruit Life in Mexico wouldn’t be the same without fruit.  Mexican fruit is so abundant, and so tasty it’s not surprising that it has embedded its way into the very culture of the country. … Continue reading

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Merida-Matronly Madame of the Yucatan

By Jeanine Lee Kitchel: As a longtime resident of the Riviera Maya it’s easy to be lulled into thinking that Mexico is a mirror-image of its well-heeled neighbor to the north. Just take a look at Cancun’s elegant high-rise hotels, … Continue reading

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Pitaya

From Wikipedia: A pitaya or pitahaya is the fruit of several cactus species, most importantly of the genus Hylocereus (sweet pitayas). These fruits are commonly known as dragon fruit – cf. Chinese huo long guo “fire dragon fruit” and long … Continue reading

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