Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Celebrating Oaxacan Cuisine - Mexico's authentic flavours

Mass-produced Tex-Mex may be a staple of food courts across the country, but mistaking burritos and chimichangas for Mexican cuisine is akin to assuming McDonald’s French fries are the sum total of France’s culinary contribution.

However as with most national cooking traditions, there isn’t just one Mexican cuisine but many regional ones. Recognizing the regional differences of a foreign culinary tradition is the first step to gaining a deeper appreciation of it, as has happened with Italian and Chinese cooking in the past two decades.

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See our tours to Oaxaca here.

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