From the Series “World Class: Mexican Wine and the Hands who Make it” Mexican entrepreneur and winemaker Fernando Farías Córdova followed his love for winemaking all the way from his native Jalisco to Valle de Guadalupe. Impressively, although barely thirty, this … Continue reading
“A darle que es mole de olla” (Let’s get to work because we are making mole de olla). This expression is used to instill motivation to begin working on a complex task. Post 1 of the series #DíloconSabor (Say it … Continue reading
“The Mexican is familiar with death, jokes about it, caresses it, sleeps with it, and celebrates it. It is one of his favorite playthings and his most steadfast love.” -Octavio Paz Photos: Lissette Storch – Puebla, Mexico … Continue reading
RUTA MEXICANA Whenever I visit Mexico, there is an additional ‘layover’ between the airport and my parents’ home in a suburb of Mexico City. Stopping for tacos al pastor or ‘shepherd-style’ tacos has become somewhat of an unspoken ritual. Luckily, … Continue reading
You may or may not be familiar with the term torta, the Mexican interpretation of a sandwich. Tortas are brought to life using bolillos, a type of bread with the perfect amount of crunch and yield to provide textural contrast. When it comes … Continue reading
The supernatural and the secular, the old and the new, the exotic and the mundane converge at Mercado de San Juan- a collection of food so eclectic and extraordinary as the imagery that frames it. Mercado de San Juan offers … Continue reading
The legendary Mercado de La Merced (La Merced Market) in Mexico City, was named after a Monastery of the order dedicated to Our Lady of Mercy, which was established in the homonymous Barrio de La Merced in 1594. Among locals, … Continue reading
La Dosis Nuestra de Cada Día. Tamal-stuffed tortas or guajolotas are quite ubiquitous in Mexico City. These delicacies are served street-side, usually accompanied with atole, a corn-based drink.