Oaxaca Chocolate

Photo: Name the flower Chocolate is not just a dessert in Oaxaca. Here is our updated insider’s guide for drinking, eating and buying cacao products. July 7 is World Chocolate Day, chocolate said to have been introduced in Europe on July 7, 1550. We celebrate #WorldChocolateDay by giving a shoutout to Doña Lucia and family, …

Tejate

Photo: Guadalupe Juárez prepares fresh tejate Oaxaca’s traditional energy drink is tejate, ‘the drink of the gods.’ This beverage was originally served to the ruling elite of Zapotec society. Tejate is usually served in markets in lovely hand-painted, gourd bowls called jícaras. Like most Oaxacan delicacies, tejate’s ingredient list is complex. The libation is made …

Feria del Tejate 2018

New video from CORTV Lotería del Tejate = Tejate Bingo Antepasados (Ancestors) – Herencia – Inovar (Innovate) – Orgullo (Pride) – Turista (Tourist) 15:38 Es todo un orgullo – Doña Chavelita Planeta.com Oaxaca México Tejate Food, Health and Cultivating Communities CORTV