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Tower Of Flour

Pica Pica Maize Kitchen San Francisco, California It may come as a surprise that some of the most ingenious inventions or discoveries made over the years were not the by-product of countless man-hours slaving over a hot Bunsen burner, but … Continue reading

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Fellowship of the Ring

Rosca de Reyes Mexico I was aware of the tradition of the King Cake, a Mardi Gras staple decorated with familiar gold, green and purple icing and hiding a tiny plastic baby Jesus like some confectionary Cracker Jack pastry where … Continue reading

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Holy Guacamole!

24th Annual California Avocado Festival Carpinteria, California The ever-popular avocado originated in Puebla, Mexico, where the family patriarch can still be found locally in the form of the small, black, gourd-shaped fruit called “criollo”. The Spanish were the first to … Continue reading

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The Full Brazilian

Brazilian Day at the La Brea Tar Pits Los Angeles, California With no disrespect intended, mention “Brazilian” and some people think, “wax”, but in Los Angeles on the weekend closest to the anniversary of Brazil’s independence from Portugal, the sticky … Continue reading

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