It's that time again! The Quérendaro, Michoacán, Feria del Chile (Chile Fair) is happening this very weekend. If you're in the vicinity, try to get there today or tomorrow. As… Read More
Founded in 1972 by Raúl Ramírez Degollado y Alfonso Hurtado Morellón, the highly successful restaurant has now expanded to sixteen locations in various parts of Mexico C… Read More
A whole frog, battered, deep fried and served with chiles toreados (chile serrano, rolled in oil and grilled or sautéed until soft), cebolla blanca (white onion, in this case carameli… Read More
Over the course of more than 30 years, Mexico Cooks! has visited Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, one of the most beautiful small colonial cities of Mexico, more times than we can count… Read More
At the Mercado de Sonora, this gigantic freshly cut squash looks more like a huge flower. The squash, an extremely hard-shelled variety known as calabaza de Castilla (Castilian squash), was… Read More
Rosalba Morales Bartolo, born and raised in San Jerónimo Purenchécuaro, Michoacán, grew up cooking alongside her mother in their indigenous Purépecha kitchen. Pur… Read More
A beautiful pink and golden Mexican chicken, ready for the soup pot. Last week's article about Mexico's dichos de la cocina (kitchen sayings) was just the tip of the iceberg Read More
Frijoles boil in a clay pot placed on a creative fogón (on-the-ground cooking fire). The fire ring is the wheel rim of a truck, the wood is what was available Read More
Fresh hierbabuena (mint) growing in a Morelia friend's garden. The cuisines of Mexico--and you know that there are many--are a fantastic amalgam of indigenous corn-based food preparations wi… Read More
Freshly picked red and white corn at a Pátzcuaro, Michoacán tianguis (street market). The typical Mexican tianguis (street market) is a multi-layered event. It combines wonderf… Read More
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