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A Tour of the Valle de Guadalupe Food & Wine Scene

This week Zarela and Aarón go on a culinary tour of Baja California's Valle de Guadalupe with their guide, Colman Andrews.

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Recados and the Magic of Spice Blends

In this spirited episode, Zarela and Aarón are thrilled to welcome their close friend Maricel Presilla to talk about Recados and spice blends.

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If You Can't Ferment Raw Agave, How Do We Have Pulque?

I feel like the title of this episode also serves as the description. Unless you don’t know what pulque is. So … pulque is a fermented beverage, and it’s made from the uncooked agave. Now...

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Crossing Culinary Borders

Today Aarón and Zarela are thrilled to welcome Víctor Macías-González to talk about the culinary exchange on the border between Juarez and El Paso.

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What's For Dinner? Ellen Bennett joins the show to talk about her Mexican roots & her story of becoming a wildly successful CEO

Listen in as Feedfeed Food Editor Alexa Santos virtually sits down to dinner with Ellen Bennett, @ellenmariebennett. Ellen is a chef and is the founder/CEO of Hedley and Bennett, a leadin...

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If They Kill NOM 199, will That Kill Uncertified Agave Spirits? (NOM mini-series #3 of 3)

NOM 006 defines what tequila is. NOM 070 defines what mezcal is. Bacanora has NOM 168, sotol has NOM 159, and raicilla … well, give raicilla a minute – they’ll get back to you. But every ...

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The Clay Copita: Authentic Hipster Culture?

A lot of mezcal enthusiasts drink their mezcal from clay copitas. Hell, we drink our mezcal from clay copitas. And we think that’s the best vessel for heritage agave spirits. But is it? A...

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Who Decides if it’s Mezcal? (NOM mini-series #2)

Mezcal is a Denomination of Origin, kind of like champagne. It’s controlled by the Mexican government, and that government gets to define what mezcal is. Then there’s a body that certifie...

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...Until it Sounds Like Sand: Rick Bayless on Rice

On this episode, Aarón and Zarela welcome their friend and colleague, Rick Bayless, a pioneer in traditional Mexican cuisine at the highest level, to discuss rice in Mexican cuisine. Ther...

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"Milpa" is Spanish for "Regenerative Viticulture"

If you dip your toe into the world of wine, some buzz phrases you’ll see are “regenerative viticulture” and “regenerative agriculture.” But, really, when you get right down to it, isn’t t...