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Sampling mezcal in a gourd in Oaxaca Mexico

8 weird foods to try in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

There’s no better way to dive into a culture than by sampling the local cuisine. Here are a few of the top most adventurous foods to try in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico. Are they delicacies or fear-factor dining? Take a bite ( or a sip) and decide!

Food & Drink

salsa de pimiento and tortitas de ejote from Guatemala

Green bean fritters: recipe for tortitas de ejote from Guatemala

An easy recipe for tortitas de ejote (green bean fritters) from Guatemala. It’s one of my mother-in-law’s favourites and is perfect for brunch or a light lunch

Life

Bask in the beauty of St. Lucia during a chocolate-themed vacation

Q & A with Chocolatour

A Q & A with the author of the new Chocolatour book, a chocolate-themed global journey.

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8 weird foods to try in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

There’s no better way to dive into a culture than by sampling the local cuisine. Here are a few of the top most adventurous foods to try in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico. Are they delicacies or fear-factor dining? Take a bite ( or a sip) and decide!

Green bean fritters: recipe for tortitas de ejote from Guatemala

An easy recipe for tortitas de ejote (green bean fritters) from Guatemala. It’s one of my mother-in-law’s favourites and is perfect for brunch or a light lunch

Epic breakfasts in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

A fabulous breakfast lays the foundation for a perfect day and a healthy lifestyle. Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca, Mexico has no shortage of great restaurants to begin your morning. Here are a few of my faves

French style: inspiration from Rhone-Alpes, France

Get the secrets of French culinary style from the Rhône-Alpes region of France

Exploring the craft beer scene in Oaxaca

One of the newest and most exciting destinations for craft beer aficionados is the state of Oaxaca in Mexico.

Q & A with Chocolatour

A Q & A with the author of the new Chocolatour book, a chocolate-themed global journey.

Creamy avocado dressing: a recipe inspired by Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala

A creamy summer salad dressing inspired by the green volcanic slopes and bounty of avocados in Santiago Atitlán on the shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.

A temazcal spa adventure in Oaxaca City

Seated inside a baking hot beehive-shaped spa, I finally understood how the wicked witch must have felt after she was tossed in the oven by Hansel and Gretel. I was in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Oaxaca City

Salpicón: shredded beef and mint salad from Guatemala

If you’ve got a bounty of mint in your garden and have already drank your fair share of mojito cocktails, it’s worth trying this refreshing shredded beef and mint salad from Guatemala.

8 Detox secrets from Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita, Riviera Maya

As I popped one perfect chocolate bonbon into my mouth and a second into my swag bag, I had a momentary pang of guilt. Between trays laden with artisanal chocolates and endless wine flights, press trips are packed with calories. Which means if you consider a cheese tray to be grazing food like I do, it’s easy to pack on the pounds. It was time for a DIY detox.