‘Pan de Muerto’: The sweet part of the ‘Dia de Muertos’ festivity

As part of its series this week on the Day of the Dead festivities, TYT brings you the origin and meaning of the delicious and traditional “Pan de Muerto”…. On the altar, along with the Pib and the traditional candies, there is always displayed the “Pan de Muerto”, the preferred bread for Mexicans. The date is approaching, and as every More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Potassium in avocados and bananas could keep your heart healthy

Eating two agricultural products of Yucatan might just help save your life… According to Newsweek, a new study might just validate your avocado toast addiction. Potassium, contained in avocados and also More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 8th, 2017
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Public invited to savor first “Pib Fair” in Merida

It is set for October 29 in the San Sebastian neighborhood…. MERIDA – One of the most emblematic and important Mexican festivities is approaching, and this year to celebrate the “Day of the Dead” in More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Yucatan’s cuisine scores a big hit at Chicago International Gourmet Festival

Míriam Peraza Rivero served 10,000 tacos because the people just love the taste of Yucatecan food…. CHICAGO — In a pleasant breakfast among colleagues, cook Míriam Peraza Rivero recalled her experience More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Yucatan looking to certify the Habanero Pepper

The state seeks to guarantee the authenticity and quality of the Yucatecan product….. MERIDA — After having the designation of origin, the Yucatán habanero pepper will enter the accreditation process More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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Oktoberfest Merida 2017

This year the Oktoberfest Merida will be held at the Rogers Sports Unit from Oct. 20th to 22nd…. MERIDA — The main German festival in Merida is already preparing the best of its gastronomy, culture and More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Worldwide papaya producers to meet in Merida

Mexico will be the second non-Asian country to host the Symposium of Papaya Producers and the first in the Americas…. MERIDA — Experts from papaya-producing countries from different parts of the world More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Club Sibarita: Where Foreigners and Local Epicureans Wine & Dine Together

(Meet Merida’s Vanguards: Exposé 1, part 2) As Merida continues to grow and bud into an urban center, new restaurants and culinary experiences seems to be popping up all over the city. In the heart of this culinary More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Merida and Campeche go ‘Gourmet’

MERIDA — As we previously announced here on TYT, this past Saturday September 2 at the restaurant “La Tradicion” there was held a magnificent gastronomic event, with a five-course meal complemented with More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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Mexico is world’s 11th-largest producer of coffee

In the 2016-2017 period, Mexico ranked 11th among the largest coffee producers worldwide, with 1.6 percent of global production and positioning itself in 12th place at international level as an exporter, according More...