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What's Cooking, Mexico?
“Hay nieveeees! Dulce de leche, mamey, limón!”
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Hay nieves!

It's been hot in Mexico City lately, which means it's the best time to buy nieves, or street-side ice cream or sorbet. A few days ago I found probably the best nieve I've never tasted, from a guy named Benny (that's him under the hat) who set up on calle Ramón Corona just a short...Read More

Zinacantan, Chiapas, Mexico - The backstrap loom is also used by the Huichol and Cora in Jalisco and Nayarit.

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Tortillas de maíz, hechas a mano - Street food in Mexico

tortilla hechas a mano by chuyman on DeviantArt

tortilla hechas a mano por mestiza maya / tortilla handmade by Maya Mestizo tortilla hechas a mano

Market vendor in Oaxaca, Mexico selling tlayudas.  A tlayuda, a regional specialty, is a large sturdy tortilla that becomes an edible plate when spread with toppings.

Grains of crystal

Sometime around 8,000 years ago, corn was first domesticated in the valley where I have the privilege of living. Botanists have determined that the valley of Oaxaca was the “cradle” of maize evolu…

Tarahumara Indian Mother and Daughter at Copper Canyon, Mexico. Madre tarahumara con su niña; Cañon del cobre en Chihuahua, Mexico.

off the shoulders

Riviera Maya

Tuula by Jessica Stein. A personal diary of wanderlust and an overflowing wardrobe. Tuula, is all good things wild and free.

Pouring cafe lechero at La Parroquia restaurant - Veracruz, México <-these guys can pour that milk from far away so you must be careful not to move your arms too much if you are expecting milk in your coffee because they surprise you from far away

Veracruz City travel

Explore Veracruz City holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Veracruz, like all great port cities, is an unholy mélange of grime, romance and melted-down cultures. Conceived in 1519 and due to celebrate its 500th birthday in 2019, this is Mexico’s oldest European-founded settlement. But usurped by subsequent inland cities, it’s neither the nation's most historic nor its most visually striking. Countless sackings by the French, Spanish and North Americans have siphoned off…

Baskets of Flowers Mexico by Tlayacapan, via Flickr

Baskets of Flowers Mexico

Beautiful ladies carry baskets of flowers on their heads. This is a familiar sight in the city of Oaxaca where parades and processions like this occur frequently. Happy Easter

Mexican woman selling drinks by ookami_dou, via Flickr; from an 1860's album of Mexican occupations made by the studio "Cruces y Campa" in the 1860s.

Mexican woman selling drinks

Maybe someone can identify which kind of drink this mexican woman offers. From a scarce CDV album of mexican occupationals made by the studio "Cruces y Campa" in the 1860s. (Chiera) The album contains 40 views of occupations, vendors and marketeers.


This picture is one of the first ones I took of the street vendors in El Jardin in front of the Parrochia de San Miguel. It took me awhile to delete some of the people around her using Photoshop...

Vendedor de alebrijes.

artesano de alebriges

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Totonac woman from Mexico with  "masa de maíz" (corn dough for tortillas)


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Garrafa de mescal, Minas, Oaxaca, México, 1960Photo by Rodrigo... (via )

Garrafa de mescal, Minas, Oaxaca, México, 1960Photo by Rodrigo... (NeoMexicanismos)

Garrafa de mescal, Minas, Oaxaca, México, 1960 Photo by Rodrigo Moya

Woman selling beautiful calla lilies in Mexico.

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Tejedor de palma, Tlacolula, Oaxaca, México.

Guelaguetza decorations

Zapotec man making palm leaf decorations for a "real" Guelaguetza celebration in his neighborhood in Tlacolula Oaxaca

Colorful close-up portraits of ethnic Mayan women wearing local costume in Antigua, Guatemala, Central America

Fruit Sellers in Antigua Guatemala by David Smith

Colorful close-up portraits of ethnic Mayan women fruit sellers wearing local costume in Antigua, Guatemala, Central America