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Pulque and the people of Mexico by Julia Taylor

Sometimes called "century plants" in English, in the language of the pre-Hispanic people of the Mexican highlands, maguey plants were called "metl," and this may later have given Mexico the first syllable of its name. Pulque is distilled from its sap

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Tears of the maguey: Is pulque really a dying tradition? Julia Taylor

A magical plant of Mexico A long time ago, before the Spaniards came and changed everything, the people of the Mexican highlands cultivated maguey plants. Like the people, the magueys are native to th... read more
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