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Sin Maíz No Hay País
By: Ben - 06 March 2012 - 6 Comments

Sin maiz no hay pais (whitout corn there is no country) is a campaign in Mexico that aims to educate people about the threats this crop, the most important for Mexican cuisine and culture, [...]

Squash Blossom and Corn Soup
By: Ben - 02 March 2012 - 15 Comments

A delicious soup using two very Mexican ingredients: squash flowers and corn. [...]

Nixtamal and Tortillas
By: Ben - 29 February 2012 - 13 Comments

Nixtamalization is the process to cook corn in lime water. This technology has been around for thousands of years and it's been very important in the Mexican diet. [...]

Corn in Pre-Hispanic Mexico
By: Ben - 27 February 2012 - 10 Comments

Corn was an important part of the religious, social and cultural life of pre-Hispanic civilizations. Today, corn is still a very important part of Mexican life. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Pasteleria Ideal
By: Ben - 15 February 2012 - 11 Comments

One of my favorite places in the city for people watching and great bread. [...]

The Anatomy of Tacos
By: Ben - 13 February 2012 - 6 Comments

Do you know your tacos? [...]

Elotes and Esquites
By: Ben - 10 February 2012 - 11 Comments

Esquites is boiled, toasted or fried corn kernels with epazote, and onion, adding salt, lime juice, chilli powder and mayonnaise when serving. Simple, yet decadent and delicious, Mexican street food. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Mezcal Tasting
By: Ben - 08 February 2012 - 7 Comments

Taken at the Eat Mexico Mezcal Tour on February 7th, 2012 [...]

Trip to the State of Hidalgo
By: Ben - 06 February 2012 - 11 Comments

Two photosets of my last road trip to the state of Hidalgo for the Tamal and Atole Festival and barbacoa tasting. [...]

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