Tag Archives: Traditional Mexican Cuisine

Tequilería El Agave (no traumas here)

My first experience with tequila was a long time ago (in the late eighties) when I was in Tijuana with some American friends. What I remember most vividly was the terror I felt when a bunch of waiters came to … Continue reading

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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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Love and coffee in 7-11

I love breakfast, or rather: the idea of it. Breakfast is the ideal meal where my happy childhood memories reside (along with my father’s spaghetti al ragù, which is what I wanted for my sixteenth birthday along with the Go-go’s … Continue reading

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Tripping on tripe soup

I’ve spent the past two weeks defending myself against a flu that has sucked the life out of me, and has left me with no desire to deal with indolent students who now care about their grades and homework. We … Continue reading

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Turkey Day

In Latin America many of our towns and cities are named after saints, we have fiestas patronales, and we celebrate our saint’s day. When I came to live in the United States I was surprised that Americans were getting ready … Continue reading

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An Innovative Chef Looks South to Oaxaca

Christopher Capozziello for The New York Times Oaxaca Kitchen in New Haven. By STEPHANIE LYNESS SINCE 2000, diners have come to know Prasad Chirnomula as the chef and owner of the innovative Thali Indian restaurants in New Canaan, Ridgefield and New Haven, as well … Continue reading

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Corn, chilies, spices, chocolate: the flavors of Mexico make surprising combinations

  Ricardo Espinosa REO/CPTM © Copyright Food in Mexico is so varied and so immersed in cultural traditions that it has been declared an Intangible World Heritage by the UNESCO. It is not solely a question of the complex blends … Continue reading

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Enrique Olvera on Mexican Cuisine and Balancing the Modern With the Traditional

Tuesday, December 6, 2011, by Gabe Ulla Olvera and his team at Gastronomika 2011 [Photo: Adalberto R. Lanz] Enrique Olvera is the chef of Mexico City’s Pujol, one of the fifty best restaurants in the world. Just a few weeks ago, he spoke at Gastronomika, in … Continue reading

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Tikin xic style fish

From Chef Ricardo Muñoz Zurita cuisine “ “This recipe is inspired by the legendary Yucatecan Tikin xic style prepared  fish. The original recipe uses a whole fish rubbed with achiote seasoning and grilled over the coals of coconut husks. If you … Continue reading

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Culinary trips and cooking classes in Mexico

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