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A plate of ceviche served at the Muelle de Sisal restaurant in Sisal, Yucatan. (PHOTO: Miranda Allfrey)

Fresh fish and seafood prepared with lime juice, avocado,tomato, onion, and spice is a staple in many coastal towns. For me, there is something extremely satisfying about eating tortilla chips and ceviche while overlooking a spectacular blue sea of ocean waters.  Ceviche, originally from Peru, may explain the international explosion of Peruvian restaurants. More...

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Jalisco state leads Mexico’s raspberry and blueberry production

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World-famous Mr. Chow opens its eighth restaurant in Mexico

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Habanero peppers from Quintana Roo arrive in England

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“Dinner in the Sky” celebrates three years in Mexico

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U.S., Mexico prepare for import certificate requirement on organics

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3 Mexican traditional “Día de Reyes” plates you must try

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“Avocados from Mexico” return to the Superbowl in 2017

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“Ponche” the undisputed most traditional Christmas drink in Mexico

When we think of the Christmas holidays, we automatically think of turkey and other traditional foods, but drinks are also important to celebrate those holidays, and what better excuse to enjoy a delicious Mexican More...

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“Mexican Food Wave” sweeps across England!

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