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MEXICAN GASTRONOMY - TACOS

MEXICAN GASTRONOMY - TACOS

MEXICAN GASTRONOMY - TACOS

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Tacos…..besides wanting to eat one, have you ever wondered who invented them?

Or wondered how many kinds of tacos there are?

  "Read full article in March/April 2020 issue"  

CHAPULINES * EXOTIC FOOD

MEXICAN GASTRONOMY - TACOS

MEXICAN GASTRONOMY - TACOS

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Since pre-Hispanic times, in many parts of America, the natives ate chapulines. You

might find this disgusting, horrifying, or simply unbelievable, but chapulines are a

food that contains high amounts of proteins and nutrients essential to the human

body.

 "Read full article in July/August 2019 issue" 

CUITLACOCHE * EXOTIC FOOD

CUITLACOCHE * EXOTIC FOOD

CUITLACOCHE * EXOTIC FOOD

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“Cuitlacoche” Aztec cuisine! “Food of the Gods”

Corn smut also nown as corn mushroom

  "Read full article in November/December 2019 issue"  

CHOCOLATE * HISTORY

CUITLACOCHE * EXOTIC FOOD

CUITLACOCHE * EXOTIC FOOD

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Chocolate is the elixir of the gods, according to the Aztecs.

  "Read full article in November/December 2018 issue"  

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MOLE * HISTORY

CHINICUIL MAGUEY RED WORM * EXOTIC FOOD

CHINICUIL MAGUEY RED WORM * EXOTIC FOOD

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The history of mole goes back to pre-Hispanic times. It is said that the Aztecs

prepared for the great lords a dish called “molli,” which means sauce. At first, mole

was prepared with (guajolote) turkey (mole de guajolote), chocolate, and chilli peppers (chili peppers are used as a condiment in almost all dishes in Mexico).

  "Read full article in March/April 2019 issue"  

CHINICUIL MAGUEY RED WORM * EXOTIC FOOD

CHINICUIL MAGUEY RED WORM * EXOTIC FOOD

CHINICUIL MAGUEY RED WORM * EXOTIC FOOD

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In the 50s, a student at the Jacobo Lozano Páez School of Art came up with an idea, to include a worm in the bottle of a mezcal he was producing as a way to distinguish his mezcal brand from others available at that time.

  "Read full article in September/October 2019 issue"