Oven Pizza in Oaxaca

You expect good food in Oaxaca–the haunt of Rick Bayless and his team. What you may not expect is so many eateries that ere run by French and Italian folks who have become an important part of the culinary scene in Mexico. One such is Isabella at La Termita in San Agustinillo on the main […]

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Food Book Offer from Lonely Planet

I just received a “3 for 2” offer for Lonely Planet guidebooks and I would highly recommend it. The books are not overpriced anyway and their quality to foodies is unsurpassed. Even their phrasebooks are packed with valuable food info. Here is an example from my travels last week in Mexico City. We are putting […]

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Real Mexican Tortas

I was in Chihuahua the other day and Alfredo Murillo and I dropped into a new little streetside eatery in Casas Grandes. I was a little cautious about the place–not being sure the food would be that tasty. So we both ordered tortas–like their primo one with lots of meat. It was one of the […]

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Recipe for Pecan Soup

We were recemtly down in Copper Canyon with a train trip and had this soup. It is Pecan Soup with Chipotle and it is to die for. Click on that link and you will get the recipe from one of our other Copper Canyon sites. Here are some photos of the soup:  

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Food trip to Oaxaca

Hey foodies..you want to know about this one! This trip will feature farm to table moments like with these radishes (rabanaos) all around Oaxaca City. This year on Day of the Dead, we are doing a trip to Oaxaca and there will lots of food experiences included. Click here for info.  

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Breakfast on market day in Tlatlauquitepec

Sun rises. I am in search of coffee. Blood sausage is delicious as it sizzles. Breakfast smells rise in the steam from a host of vendors. Pulque bubbles in old Fanta bottles and is served with meats, eggs, vegetables and tortillas. Perfect. Tlatlauquitepec, Puebla, Mexico

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Our next culinary trips to Copper Canyon

The Blue Corn Express We call this premier culinary trip in Copper Canyon “The Blue Corn Express”. The idea was born 4 years ago on the Copper Canyon train as I was daydreaming about all the tremendous food experiences I had up and down the train line. It occurred to me that foodies travel the […]

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Mexican Cooking Live with Zarela

My friend Zarela Martinez has started this live cooking experience and it looks great. Zarela has spread her vast knowledge of south of the border cooking all across New York and now you can learn from her live online. Its called “Mexican Cooking live With Zarela” amd you can join in by following the prompts […]

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A Tiny Cafe in Cuetzalan, Puebla

There is a reason that Cuetzalan was named the first Puebla Magica in Mexico some 10 years ago. It is a truly magic place. Recently as I was walking the streets there I wandered into this little cafe to discover a miracle and a delicious breakfast. We plan to start trips to this place as […]

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