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The Ice Cream Fair and Grilled Nopales

The Ice Cream Fair and Grilled Nopales

The ice cream fair is held in Plaza Quirino Mendoza in Tulyehualco, part of the Xochimilco borough, from March 30th to April 10th, 2012. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Chinampas

Wordless Wednesday – Chinampas

Last Saturday I went with a group of friends to a tour of las chinampas, floating gardens and farms, in Xochimilco. The tour is offered by De La Chinampa, a company that connects consumers with local [...]

Pozole and Mexico City’s Best Kept Secret

Pozole and Mexico City’s Best Kept Secret

Pozole is a ceremonial dish made with cacahuazintle corn and served with pork or chicken. It's a stew, or soup, that has been served in Mexico for thousands of years. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Pasteleria Ideal

Wordless Wednesday – Pasteleria Ideal

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

The Anatomy of Tacos

The Anatomy of Tacos

Do you know your tacos? [...]

Market Monday – Sullivan Tianguis a Photoset

Market Monday – Sullivan Tianguis a Photoset

In Mexico the most mundane of activities, food shopping for example, can be a great experience and adventure. You just have to open your senses to take in all the colors, sounds, tastes and aromas of [...]

Thanksgiving 2011 in Mexico City – A photoset

Thanksgiving 2011 in Mexico City – A photoset

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. We spent the night at a friends’ house in Colonia Roma. Erik and Liz Vance did an outstanding job. They were amazing hots. Liz prepared mashed potatoes, sweet [...]

Chiles en nogada at Azul Condesa

Chiles en nogada at Azul Condesa

Chiles en nogada is a very typical dish this time of the year. Even though it's different from my mom's chiles en nogada, I really enjoyed it. The most interesting thing about this dish is that [...]

Market Monday – Mercado Del Valle

Market Monday – Mercado Del Valle

My local market where I do most of my grocery shopping. It's very close to my house and people there are so nice and helpful. [...]