In Mexico, regional fruits & vegetables form the foundation of the traditional cuisine.
In the mercados…
in the street food offerings…
…you’ll encounter many fresh ingredients you’ve never seen or tasted before. Some appear too strange to be edible. Some have names that bely their indigenous origins. Many are grown only miles away in small communities by local farmers using ancient and sustainable methods.
Get to know the fresh ingredients at the foundation of this great cuisine…
QUINTONILES… CHAYA…PAPALOQUELITE…FLOR DE CALABAZA…MAMEY…ZAPOTE NEGRO…ZAPOTE AMARILLO…EPAZOTE…CHEPIL…GUIAS…HUAUZONTLES… PIPICHA…TEJOCOTE… MALANGA… CAMOTE….GUAYABA…ROMERITOS…YACA… NANCHES…JOCOTE… just to name a few!
Discover these and more than 50 other regional and indigenous fruits and vegetables of Mexico fresh foods that are steeped in history and culture, organic by nature, and so palate-pleasing and nutritious, you won’t want ever to leave Mexico!
FRUTAS y VERDURAS
A Fresh Food Lover’s Guide to Mexico
IOS and KOBO for ANDROID USERS**
For each food, you’ll learn…
What to expect with taste and texture.
How to choose as well as how to store so it stays fresh.
Preparation notes along with simple recipes.
Nutritional value and uses in traditional medicine.
Cultural and historical notes… and more!
…when you travel the markets or eat at streetfood stalls or the best restaurants in Mexico city, you will encounter a great many fresh ingredients that you’ve never experienced before. Some appear too strange to be edible. Some have names that bely their indigenous origins. Many are grown only miles away in small communities by local farmers using ancient and sustainable methods.
Frutas y Verduras was created for everyone who wants to explore Mexico and eat the healthiest of foods while doing it!
** important note for Android users in Mexico. Use KOBO ORBILE app available on GooglePlay as your reader for optimal enjoyment of this interactive guide.