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Podcast Interview with Taste Trekkers: A Taste of Oaxaca with Lola’s Cocina!

This past year has been a tour de force for me both personally and professionally. Within the span of 365 days, I became the first in my family to complete a dual master’s degree, I gave birth to my first little bun in the oven, Amado Ziv, and I launched Lola’s Cocina. Whew!

As I finally began to catch my breath, Seth Resler, founder of Taste Trekkers invited me to join his “Find Dining” podcast where I discussed the exciting developments in Mexico’s food tourism industry, my research on cooking schools in Oaxaca, the significance of mole, and a tidbit about Cinco de Mayo. Listen in and experience the Oaxaca they’re not talking about in travel magazines or on TV shows!

My newest little sous chef, Amado Ziv, Photo credit: Lola's Cocina

My newest little sous chef, Amado Ziv, Photo credit: Lola’s Cocina

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{TRES DEL MES} A Food Lover’s Guide to 3 Market Days in Oaxaca

 

That’s me in all of my glory on a self-guided market tour in Oaxaca, Photo credit: Lola’s Cocina

That’s me in all of my glory on a self-guided market tour in Oaxaca, Photo credit: Lola’s Cocina

This month, I am introducing the first in a series of guides to Mexico and will begin with three of my favorite market days in Oaxaca. Mercados, or open-air markets, offer insights into the region’s pre-hispanic history, culinary traditions, and the everyday life of its people through their vibrant colors, vivid sounds, and exotic aromas. I have always enjoyed visiting them, even as a child. On a recent trip to Mexico, I fell in love with the mercados of Oaxaca – each just a short trip from the city center and unique in its own regard. Below is a guide to three of my personal favorites.    Read More…