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A Week in Puerto Vallarta – Pt 1
By: Ben - 14 May 2012 - 13 Comments

Puerto Vallarta is located in the Bahia de Banderas (Bay of Flags) on the Pacific Ocean. The municipality belongs to the state of Jalisco. The state of Nayarit borders to the north. Puerto Vallarta [...]

Chilaquiles with Scarlet Runner Beans
By: Ben - 09 May 2012 - 18 Comments

Chilaquiles is a typical Mexican breakfast consisting of tortilla chips being soaked in salsa. I added some scarlet runner beans and topped it with two fried eggs. Delicious! [...]

Street Food Saturday – Tlacoyos
By: Ben - 28 April 2012 - 10 Comments

Tlacoyo is a Mexican antojito (snack) very popular in central Mexico. They are corn masa paddies stuffed with beans, cheese or fava beans and topped with cactus paddies and salsa. [...]

D.F.’s Floating Gardens
By: Ben - 27 April 2012 - 13 Comments

If only 5% of the Xochimilco chinampas were restored for ecological agriculture, it could feed the city, roughly 25 million people, for 30 years. [...]

How to cook and store beans
By: Ben - 24 April 2012 - 15 Comments

Beans can be easily stored and cooked following some simple tips. Here are my personal tips when it comes to buying, storing and cooking beans. [...]

Market Monday – Mercado Jamaica
By: Ben - 23 April 2012 - 8 Comments

Mercado Jamaica is the biggest whole sale market for flowers in Mexico City. [...]

Street Food Saturday – Pambazos
By: Ben - 21 April 2012 - 15 Comments

Pambazo is a Mexican sandwich made with bread soaked in guaijllo sauce and filled with papas con chorizo. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Mezcal
By: Ben - 18 April 2012 - 9 Comments

Pictures taken on the Eat Mexico Late Night Taco Tour [...]

Beans Health Benefits and Bean Stuffed Zucchinis
By: Ben - 16 April 2012 - 19 Comments

Beans are one of those super foods that, when you include it in your diet, really makes a difference in your health. [...]

Hot Lightning – apple potato mash with baked cheese
By: Ben - 13 April 2012 - 22 Comments

There are bloggers who inspire us to be better at what we do with their stories, recipes and photography. One of those bloggers is my friend Simone of Junglefrog Cooking. [...]