Taste Your Freedom... Mexico ...my mercado discoveries

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La Vista Hoy

This morning en route to work #streetfood of the freshest kind #sanmigueldeallende http://ift.tt/XSE0uC

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Put More Flowers on Your Plate

Flor de calabaza – florr day ka-la-BA-zah It’s the delicate squash blossom –usually, the male flower that has satisfied its role in the pollination of the female flower and will only wither,…Read More

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A lucky find: Zapote Blanco

tsa-POH-tay BLAHN-ko As I wander through the markets, I’m always (well, almost) on the alert for unfamiliar shapes and colors. Most important to pay attention to are the ladies that set up…Read More

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Plátano Manzano

PLA-tan-o mahn-ZAHN-o (I have heard/ seen this both as ‘manzana’ and ‘manzano’) Platano manzano is the sweet, creamy ‘apple banana’ . These were harvested in Jalisco Mexico. These chubby, short bananas are a…Read More

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La Vista Hoy

What’s in season #peaches #nopal #sapoteblanco at the bus stop #sanmigueldeallende #mexico http://ift.tt/1nM6MFN

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La Vista Hoy

Eco gathering at #plazadelrevolucion #marchagainstmonsanto #maiz #mexicocity http://ift.tt/1nhI1AY

Pesky Purslane

Pesky Purslane

Verdolagas   bvair-doh-LA-gahz When I lived on a rural property in Ontario, I battled purslane in my perennial garden every summer. There was no end to the determined fleshy stems that put down…Read More