Archive for 'March,2011'
Acocil, Mexican crayfish, was a very important nutrition source of the ancient Mexican Aztec culture. Now this kind of crayfish is consumed (mainly boiled) and prepared with typically Mexican sauces or condiments in central and southern [...]
Xoconostle is the fruit of a cactus similar to the prickly pear. Even though tunas (pricly pear) and xoconostles look similar, they taste differently. Tunas are sweet and xoconostles are sour. Tunas are eaten as dessert [...]
A tianguis is an open air market that is held on specific market days in towns and neighborhoods all over Mexico. These markets date back to pre-Hispanic times where they the most important form of commerce [...]
Tulyehualco is technically part of Mexico City, but going there feels like going to the country side. People are very friendly and willing to share their knowledge and stories with strangers. The rush and stress of [...]