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Sangrita, not to be confused with Sangria, is like a bloody mary deconstructed and made with tequila. This one is tomato-based, other versions are said to be made with the leftover fruit juice from a fruit salad.

Sangrita – What Makes Tequila Completo!

Sangrita is a non-alcoholic mixture you drink alongside tequila. Not to be confused with sangria – sangrita is a tomato or fruit-juice based beverage. Depending on its region of origin, the ingredients change but it is always intended to complement and bring out the flavors of the tequila it accompanies.

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A Culinary Adventure through the Yucatan Peninsula, Part 2: Achiote, Chayote, and Cenote

Part 2 of our culinary adventure takes us from five-star food and lodging to the hot and sticky Mayan jungle. But even here, I found some interesting and delicious food ideas to share. On the day of our 20th anniversary, we rose early, slathered on the biodegradable sunscreen and 100% DEET and headed on our […]

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Room with a view...The Grand Velas, Riviera Maya, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

A Culinary Adventure through the Yucatan Peninsula: Part 1

A visitor to the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, best known for the Mayan Ruins of Chichen Itza and the bustling beach resort of Cancun, could describe many aspects of the region with superlatives but you wouldn’t expect the food experience to be one of them. The most Xtreme adventure parks within a few square miles […]

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