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POCHO amigo Javier Cabral, aka freelance food writer TheGlutster, talked to Southern California Public Radio’s Larry Mantle about why $8 tacos may be worth it. Cabral wrote about this for our compas at L.A. Taco. Frankly, you had me at the uni.

worm1If you’ve been looking for info on how they catch, cook and eat worms in Chiapas, you are in luck! Como Cocinar Zats is the how-to video you’ve been looking for! You’re welcome. [Mas…]

salcedosAfter the United States passed the openly racist Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, migrants from China went to Mexico instead. And the legacy of those immigrants is still found today on both sides of the border: Chinese-Mexican food.

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POCHO loves hometown favorite salsa picante Huy Fong Sriracha, we cannot lie. We like Tapatio and Cholula and Valentina, sure, but the garlicky sweet red sauce from Irwinwindale, CA is special. That’s why we were intrigued by this video visit to a chile-loving town in Southeast Asia – Si Racha, Thailand.

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turkeymole640Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Sorry I no give ju recetas (recipes for ju pochos) for a gwhile. Mijo’s daddy no send the cheques for the mijo support. I mad.

Then he go to my house crying because the eskelton eskank he marry left him for another viejo (old man for ju pochos). The viejo had more dinero and drive a troka (thas truck for ju pochos) with plastic bolitas hanging from the bumper. Oh gwell.

In Mexico we say mijo’s daddy got put horns. Mijo’s daddy cry and cry but he no give me my mijo support cheque. I tell him my house is no LenchaCare. He need to pay. He say need money for divorce the eskank. I have to go to the offices to get him to pay. [Mas…]

Pre-Hispanic ingredients like bugs make Mexican food special (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 16, 2014 Cultura
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Long before the European invasion, the original inhabitants of Mexico were making amazingly complex food and taking complete of advantage of every creature that flew, swam, wriggled or crawled. That’s right. We’re talking edible insects. Correspondent Aissa García reports from Mexico, DF for Conexión Global on Caracas, Venezuela network teleSUR:

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Munchies in Oaxaca? This video tells you where to go!

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 21, 2014 Cultura
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Daniel Hernandez tells you where to go when you’re hungry in Oaxaca. [Video by Munchies TV] The YouTube explains:

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Mexican cuisine? It’s multicultural by definition (audio)

by Barney Asada April 7, 2014 Audio
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Gustavo Arellano (the ¡Ask A Mexican! guy and editor of the OC Weekly) says Mexi food is multicultural by definition. “Beer, bacon-wrapped hot dogs, teriyaki bowls are just a few of the foods that have bounced back and forth across Mexico’s borders, ” he explained to American Public Media’s Splendid Table radio program.

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One (Delicious) Minute in Mexico [video]

by MOSCA MEXICAN January 13, 2014 Cultura
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The Perennial Plate ate some good food in Mexico and refried it into a beautiful and tempting one-minute video, One Minute in Mexico. The music is Por El Suelo by Olmeca.

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: How I make turkey in Mole Poblano for mijo

by TIA LENCHA November 25, 2013 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Sorry I no give ju recetas (recipes for ju pochos) for a gwhile. I was closed like the gobernment. Mijo’s daddy no send the cheques for the mijo support. I mad. Then he go to my house crying because the eskelton eskank he marry left him for another viejo (old […]

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Fried axolotl, you’re the juan, you make dinner full of yum (photos)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 24, 2013 Cultura
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Wikipedia: The [totally cute] axolotl, or Mexican salamander (Ambystoma mexicanum) is a neotenic salamander, closely related to the tiger salamander. Larvae of this species fail to undergo metamorphosis, so the adults remain aquatic and gilled. It is also called ajolote [ɑːhɒˈlɔte] (which is also a common name for different types of salamander).The species originates from […]

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Dear Mr. Politically-Correct Burrito Preservationist: WTF?

by Jefe Boyardee June 8, 2012 Cultura
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This guy Juan Faura is all pissed off because burritos aren’t just the way he wants them to be anymore. Now they have icky stuff in them. Breakfast stuff sometimes. Bleu cheese even. The Horror! Bleu cheese and chikken (yes with two Ks) with thyme “burrito” really?  Burrito?  What is going on?  I’ll tell you what’s […]

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Pocho Ocho reasons Mexican food is good for you

by jefe boyardee March 21, 2012 Cultura
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8. Beans, beans the magical fruit 7. The tortilla is the perfect shape and size for religious apparitions and spiritual experiences 6. Manteca — it’s the new kombucha 5. Pronouncing “chipotle” deemed World’s Best Tongue Exercise by Women’s Love Commission

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Hoy in History 1/3: Drunk ‘how to cook a taco’ video? Must be Taco Tuesday!

by Moctezuma Cortés January 3, 2012 Cultura
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It’s the year’s very first Taco Tuesday, which means you can laugh yourself back to work with this borracho taco recipe video. Cooking while drunk is dangerous, especially if it involves charp knives. Don’t try this at home.

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Got tamales? (photo gallery)

by Comic Saenz December 26, 2011 Cultura
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