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Join me as I study the foodways of Mexican cuisine and culture!
- Are Cartels Mexico’s Saving Grace?Today, I decided to look up how Mexico is being affected by the virus. Although their number of confirmed cases and deaths are astronomically lower than the US, that is not what caught my attention; The second article that poppedContinue reading “Are Cartels Mexico’s Saving Grace?”
- Tacos VS SushiIn the chapter “El Taco Moderno,” Jose Ralat argues that tacos should be treated as seriously other sophisticated dishes, if not more. Ralat explains that an unbelievable amount of work goes into making tacos. Even making a simple corn tortillaContinue reading “Tacos VS Sushi”
- Fry BreadIn the section titled “Fry Bread” from his book, American Tacos, Jose Ralat dissects the history of fry bread in the Navajo Indian culture. Although the origins of the dish are not confirmed, it is theorized that fry bread wasContinue reading “Fry Bread”