Mexico mulls importing avocados due to high prices of domestic produce

The growing global appetite for avocados has been blamed for a litany of sorrows, from self-inflicted stab wounds to stopping young people from buying their own homes, according to The Guardian. But in Mexico, the world’s biggest producer, what used to be a dietary staple is now too expensive for many ordinary consumers. And, now the country More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Five cafes in Yucatan that everyone should know

If you are visiting the fabulous Yucatán and you are also a coffee lover, this is an article you must read, because in this note TYT brings you, according to the website Matador Network, 5 amazing and must-visit More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Tortillas are essential icon in Mexican gastronomy

El Universal brings us an interesting article about one of the most exquisite and essential Mexican gastronomy icons: Tortillas.  “And thus they found the food, and this was what entered into the flesh of More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Health benefits of avocados, proven by science

The average avocado is nutrient dense, delicious, and will clock in at about 140 calories. With this comes 14 grams of fat – roughly 70 percent of the calorie content. In these calories are an incredible balance More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Today is National Tequila Day, why not celebrate with the world’s best tequila?

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato — It’s no wonder San Miguel del Allende in Guanajuato was named this year’s best city in the world by the readers of Travel + Leisure. The Mexican city’s art galleries More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Xcalachén Chicharra Festival to repeat in 2017

According to information obtained from El Diario de Yucatán newspaper, Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal announced that due to the tremendous success the first edition of the Xcalachén Chicharra Festival, an initiative More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Mérida included in network of world’s top gastronomic cities

The French network Délice, created in 2007, integrates the city of Merida in its list of gastronomic cities that work to share themes and practices in everything related to food. The jury voted unanimously to include More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Motuleño Eggs Gastronomic Festival set for July 14-16

As part of the Fiesta Motul 2017, this weekend [July 14, 15 and 16], the second Motuleño Egg Gastronomic Festival (Festival Gastronómico del Huevo Motuleño) will be held, stated Luis Bacelis May, the municipal More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, July 7th, 2017
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‘POX’: A Mayan elixir that embraces the soul and caresses the heart

La Posheria is a one-of-a-kind shop in the heart of Mérida, right on Paseo de Montejo, where Julio de la Cruz is developing a life project keeping alive one of the deepest and most profound Mayan traditions, the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Best cheap eats in Mérida

If you are on a budget while travelling around the city, here is a selection of restaurants that you can go to without spending a lot of money on food. According to Roaming Around The World, which is a blog run More...