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Fish, hibiscus and karaoke

I am astounded by the variety of Mexican beverages, their connections with certain holidays and the type of people who drink them. The beverages I associate with my childhood in Panamá are chicheme (a corn drink), saril (similar to a … Continue reading

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ROMERITOS WITH MOLE AND SHRIMP CAKES

Ingredients: 24 small waxy potatoes Salt 1 tsp. baking soda 10 prickly pear cactus paddles, thorns removed (see Thorn Trick), trimmed and cut into 1⁄2″ cubes 1 lb. romeritos trimmed and washed 4 oz. dried heads-on shrimp, peeled, shells and … Continue reading

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