Stone Soup, a Prehispanic Dish from Oaxaca

Stone Soup, a Prehispanic Dish from Oaxaca

There is a fairy tale that tells the story of some travelers who came to a village. The travelers were very hungry but they had nothing to eat. Then, they filled a pot they had with them with water, put some stones in it and set fire to cook a "Stone Soup". Out of curiosity, the villagers, one by one, approached to ask what they were cooking. The travelers answered that a very good recipe, but that it needed more ingredients to improve the flavor. The villagers decided to cooperate with some ingredient with the condition of trying the famous recipe at the end. This is how at the end of the story, the whole village had cooperated with the ingredients to have a great dinner. This fairy tale seems to take place in the Chinantec village of San Felipe Usila, a remote place in the heart of the Chinantla in the Sierra Norte de Oaxaca. In Usila there is a...
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Carnival of Tuxtepec 2019

Carnival of Tuxtepec 2019

Known as the largest carnival in Oaxaca, the Carnival of Tuxtepec 2019 will be celebrated from the 23rd to the 28th of April. The Carnival of Tuxtepec 2019 will begin on April 23 with the burning of bad humor followed by the comedy show "Platanito Show". There will be three days with parades, where TV celebrities will be dancing and be part of the parades. At the end of each parade, there will be a concert with a group or guest singer. The Carnival of Tuxtepec 2019 will end on April 28 with a concert of the famous norteño group Bronco at the Plaza Juárez. They will sing well known songs like: Sergio el Bailador, Zapatos de Tacón, No Quede Huella, Oro, Dos mujeres y un caminno among others. The full program will be: April 23 | Platanito Show and Burning of Bad HumorApril 24 | Peque Gigantes and Coronation of Infant King and QueenApril 25 | Jorge Medina and Coronation of King and Queen...
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