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Corn: Mexico’s Gift to the World and New Possibilities for this Ancient Grain

Although I have written several articles about corn A (Zea mays), for The Eye, this one focuses on an outstanding new discovery that may truly revolutionize the agriculture “industry”? and associated production of this grain worldwide. A Short History of Corn First a little background. I have been fascinated with the history of this plant […]

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Mexico: #1 in Avocados

Mexico is first in the world for avocado production. It is hugely important to the Mexican economy. Its production represents 45.95% of the world’s international export market according to the Agriculture Secretariat (SAGARPA: La Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación). Exporting Avocados The Mexican avocado is one of the country’s most successful […]

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Tlayudas: A Oaxacan Street Food Success Story

    Second only to dark chocolaty mole negro, tlayudas are without a doubt the principal, uniquely Oaxacan, culinary seduction, renowned throughout Mexico. While eaten virtually any time of day or night, tlayudas are more typically consumed late evenings, and tradition suggests that they be purchased from street vendors.    Tlayudas México 68 is one […]

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Tiritas – Mexican Fish Strips

  My discovery of tiritas happened a while ago, when my Mexican partner said on a Sunday morning, “I want to take you to eat tiritas today.”   I had never heard the word and didn’t know what they were.   “They’re fish stripes.” Yes, he said “stripes.” “You know, fish that is cut like […]

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How To Eat Like a Local in Huatulco Mexico

When you’re traveling to Mexico, you won’t want to miss out on the delicious fare that awaits! From taco stands to ma-and-pop restaurants, you’ll get a taste for authentic flavors that are missing in the touristy establishments.   Now’s your chance to eat like a local, to enjoy Mexican recipes have been passed down from […]

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