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Nixtamal and Tortillas

Nixtamal and Tortillas

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

Corn in Pre-Hispanic Mexico

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. [...]

Mercado San Cosme

Mercado San Cosme

Mercado San Cosme, just like Colonia San Rafael, may have seen better days, but it’s still a very nice market that exemplifies markets throughout Mexico and Mexico City. [...]