Want to learn more about mexican cuisine

Old Sep 29th, 2006, 02:24 AM
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Want to learn more about mexican cuisine

I am planning to spend some time in Mexico City and some of the colonial cities.

Any ideas where I can learn about the traditional dishes from that area.

Or somewhere with menu guides. My spanish is limited.
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Old Sep 29th, 2006, 05:36 AM
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A guidebook?
 
Old Sep 29th, 2006, 07:28 AM
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Diana Kennedy cookbooks?

Or put the words "mexican cuisine" into a Google search, loads of websites pop up.
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Old Sep 29th, 2006, 08:51 AM
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Here is some basic info on Mexican traditional dishes. Not especially for Mexico City, but a starting point. Go to your library and check out Mexican cookbooks. The best would be by either Diane Kennedy or Rick Bayless.

http://www.cozumelmycozumel.com/Page...%20Cuisine.htm
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Old Sep 30th, 2006, 07:16 AM
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There are also culinary tours in that area that might interest you. I've seen trips that featured some of Mexico's most innovative chefs, as well as trips with well-known American cookbook authors like Rick Bayless.

A google search should turn up some of these. Puebla is one of the richest areas for foodies. You might also take a look at what some of the culinary tours do. For example, www.epiculinary.com

Have fun!
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Old Oct 1st, 2006, 07:11 AM
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Thanks for the specific suggestions to narrow the search. The cuisine tours look interesting, and they gave me some particular dishes to look up.

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