Pipicha - Other names: Pepicha, porophyllum tagetoides A slender, aromatic herb from Oaxaca, Mexico that looks similar to tarragon. The herb is used in salasa and cooked with some vegetables and beans. Look for Pipicha in Mexican markets and some farmer's markets.

From the farmer's market :)

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Oaxaca, Mexico

Market Mexico

This Cilantro Verde Sauce copycat recipe tastes just like the famous Cafe Rio dressing. We put this on all of our Mexican food.

Cilantro Lemon Chicken, Chicken Skewers, Chicken Recipes

Oaxaca, Mexico

Homemade Baked Chicken Taquitos...rotisserie chicken -fully cooked and seasoned. 2/3 - 1 cup of jarred or fresh salsa 1 cup shredded "Mexican blend" cheese 1/3 cup sweet white and yellow corn niblets 1/3 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed well 1 tsp ground cumin salt and pepper large pinch of chopped fresh cilantro 1 pack of egg roll wrappers. ake at 375 degrees F for about 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Coctel De Camarones (Mexican shrimp cocktail) - 1 -2 lb shelled and cooked shrimp (50-60 count), 2 -3 large tomatoes , chopped ½ small white onions, chopped or 2 green onions, ½ cup cilantro , slightly chopped ½ jalapeno , diced, with seeds, 1 avocado , chopped, tomato juice (V8), lime juice, salt and pepper Mix all in glass bowl and chill, serve with crackers.

Pico de Gallo


Oaxaca City (Mexico). 'This highly individual southern city basks in bright upland light and captivates the visitor with gorgeous handicrafts, frequent fiestas and handsome colonial architecture. A uniquely savory cuisine is served at restaurants and market stalls, and the finest mezcal is distilled in nearby villages.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/mexico/oaxaca-state/oaxaca

This Triqui woman is selling weavings at the Saturday market in Tlaxiaco Oaxaca. She comes from the area of San Andres Chicahuaxtla further to the south

El Mercado Benito Juarez

Huautla Women Oaxaca by Teyacapan, via Flickr

Monte Albán, Oaxaca, México

Abuela Chula

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