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Tejate: Drink of Aztec rulers and Zapotec gods by Alvin Starkman

These photos detail the many steps to preparing authentic tejate, a frothy beverage based on cacao, peanuts, seeds, flowers and corn from Oaxaca's pre-Hispanic cultures.

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Tejate: Drink of Aztec rulers and Zapotec gods Alvin Starkman

Tejate is a pre-Hispanic corn and cacao based drink. It is likely the only complex food recipe in all Mexico still enjoyed today just as it was thousands of years ago in Oaxaca. When visiting a Oaxaca... read more
Published or Updated on: August 6, 2012 by Alvin Starkman © 2012
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Alvin Starkman together with wife Arlene operates Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast.

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