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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!

Since last August when we returned from our decadent and surreal vacation at The Grand Velas Resort in Playa del Carmen Yucatan Peninsula Mexico, I’ve been plotting to write a post about sangrita. Cinco de Mayo seemed like the perfect excuse. Yes, I meant to type SangriTa. A discovery we made in the pool bar […]

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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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