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... for each item on the menu. I wonder if I will actually be able to recreate any of this?!!
This was definitely a hands-on class. With help, we prepared each course of the 5 course, fabulous meal! I don't love mole, but the mole verde, that we made, was really delicious. It's my new favorite mole! I'm definitely going to try to recreate these recipes when I get back to a real kitchen! After we finished our preparations, it was time for the mezcal tasting. It ...
... of these hidden spaces speak to a private world not seen by the public. The streets themselves are a bustle of activity. Corner miscellanea and convenience stores appear about every other block. Food is for sale everywhere. Small restaurants operate out of the driveways of courtyards, food carts park on the streets, women squatting on the sidewalk prepare food, and tamale salesmen pedal their bikes hawking their wares. It seems that food is what this city is ...
... food of Oaxaca - grasshoppers. I don't know if I am game enough to try it...
After lunch we return to the hostel for an afternoon siesta and tried to plan our next couple of days. We venture out in the afternoon for some specialty chocolate oaxaqueño - hot chocolate and meet two nice old american ladies. We are seated on the roof terrace and have great views of the mountains and city, then the rains decide to come and spoil the fun. The drizzle turned into ...
... transportation. To be honest, many travelers should be able to bypass the entrance counter and not pay to get in the ruins, but I did pay. The ticket counter is near the entrance at the museum, but the ruins are on the other direction of the museum, so it would be easy to not pay if someone was like that. The museum contains many artifacts that were discovered from the early settlers of this site. They have these museums at ...
... locals that invite you into their house party to find out the dj is in jail and had to find our way industrially back to oaxaca in the back of a ute. Dancing in bars called baracuda and fandango till the very wee hours doing jager bombs with locals and trying in a charade style language to communicate as best i can. I really should've learnt more spanish. All to spend my last days before going to the Rivera feeling sombre and regretful that ive only had one week! Worrying ...
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