Mezcal Los Siete Misterios – Oaxaca, Mexico

As you certainly know, we’re very much into all things Mexico. From tamales de chapulines, to tacos de chicharrón, and everything in between, we’re just in love with this country. From all the great things Mexico gave to the world, there is one we particularly love: Mezcal. No, it’s not a drug, but an exceptionally […]

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The Tacopedia by Phaidon – The Bible for Taco Geeks

Yep. This book is indeed as incredible as it sounds. Last year, we’ve spent a fortune chasing down  a copy of the Spanish edition of this book in a library in DF, but with no regrets: it’s without a doubt THE reference for all tortilla geeks out there. While there are many excellent books about Mexican cuisine, nothing comes close to the Tacopedia (Amazon UK / […]

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Mexico – The cookbook by Phaidon

The cookbook nerds we are got extremely thrilled when we heard Phaidon is releasing a mammoth book on Mexican cuisine called “Mexico: The Cookbook”. This book is no mean feat – with over 700 (!!) pages of recipes, this massive volume is everything but a desirable companion for your daily commute. It is packed with […]

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Smoked mackerel tacos with mango-avocado salsa

A few weeks ago, as we were in dire need for some warmth and exoticism, we decided to head south and came up with something unusual: smokey, sweet, and hot tacos with fish! It’s super easy and quick to make, totally doable on a weekday after work, and perfect to impress your friends! The salsa is nice and filling, with […]

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Mole, Mezcal, and Mestizo

Let’s put it straight: the Día de los Muertos is officially the new halloween! The Día de los Muertos (or the Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday rooted in indigenous celebrations for the Aztec Queen of the underworld Mictecacihuatl (just try to repeat this 5 times as quickly as you can). With the […]

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