The Tragic History of Oaxaca’s Tequila Sunrise

If you have heard of the city or state of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico, it is probably thanks to a growing interest in the area’s primary export: mezcal. But on this rich soil, a deep cultural history has grown up right alongside this delicious spirit.

Read more at https://vinepair.com/articles/the-ancient-tragic-history-of-the-tequila-sunrise/

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Gorgeous Margaritas for National Margarita Day!

Gorgeous Margaritas for National Margarita Day!

When you think about drinking margaritas, you probably imagine sitting on a warm summer patio, or lounging on a tropical beach, sand between your toes and a frozen drink in hand. So it might come as a bit of a surprise to discover that National Margarita Day is in the middle of February…

Read more at https://vinepair.com/articles/how-to-make-a-gorgeous-margarita/

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Oaxaca Food Tour: Desserts Take Center Stage at Mexican Festivals

You can find regional sweets of the baked and fried varieties all around Oaxaca City just about any day of the year, but it’s during festival weeks that these treats take center stage. Popping up street-side and outside churchyards, you’ll find the street-food stands of your dreams, all selling a variety of goods with creamy centers and meringue tops. Which will you choose?

Read more at: http://thelatinkitchen.com/travel/a/oaxaca-food-tour-desserts-take-center-stage-mexican-festivals

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Latin cuisine spans a multitude of regions, making it highly rich and varied, and with the tremendous growth of the US Hispanic population, it has quickly become one of our nation’s most beloved, with classic dishes and new variations making their ways onto American tables daily.

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Why Is Mexico’s Ice Cream Culture Blowing Up?

Ice cream has a long history, one going back four thousand years and traversing the globe. And while enthusiasts planning to hit up some of the world’s best or most famous ice cream parlors might head to Italy, they should reconsider their plans and head south of the border instead. Why? Because Oaxaca, Mexico’s ice cream is among the best in the world.

Read more at: http://thelatinkitchen.com/travel/a/why-mexicos-ice-cream-culture-blowing

The Latin Kitchen is the premiere online destination for Latin food, cooking, and entertaining, providing unique and authentic content to anyone with an interest and appreciation for Latin food and culture.

Latin cuisine spans a multitude of regions, making it highly rich and varied, and with the tremendous growth of the US Hispanic population, it has quickly become one of our nation’s most beloved, with classic dishes and new variations making their ways onto American tables daily.

The Latin Kitchen is a place to celebrate and stay connected to culture through food and to share the cuisine and experiences with those who want to make it their own.

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Mexican Food Traditions: Eating Tlayudas in Oaxaca

Oaxaca is a foodie tourist destination known for its reputation as “the land of the seven moles.” The valley in southern Mexico draws praise for its fine spiced chocolate, and curiosity for the freakychapulines grasshoppers, but it is the tlayuda (pronounced tla-YOU-dah) that stands out as the iconic Oaxacan street food.

Read more at: http://thelatinkitchen.com/travel/a/mexican-food-traditions-eating-tlayudas-oaxaca

The Latin Kitchen is the premiere online destination for Latin food, cooking, and entertaining, providing unique and authentic content to anyone with an interest and appreciation for Latin food and culture.

Latin cuisine spans a multitude of regions, making it highly rich and varied, and with the tremendous growth of the US Hispanic population, it has quickly become one of our nation’s most beloved, with classic dishes and new variations making their ways onto American tables daily.

The Latin Kitchen is a place to celebrate and stay connected to culture through food and to share the cuisine and experiences with those who want to make it their own.

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