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How Raw Cane Sugar Is Made (Jaggery / Gurr / Panela)

Before people learned how to extract sugar from beets and how to process it chemically, sugar cane was the only source of natural sweetener, the popularity of which grew rapidly around the world once it was discovered. The art of extracting its sweet juice and moulding it into different shapes using only mechanical tools was perfected centuries ago. (more…)

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15 Foods To Try in Yucatan, Mexico

Yucatan is the most visited part of Mexico, mostly because of its unbelievably beautiful sandy beaches and turquoise waters, fascinating nature and marine life. The Yucatan Peninsula however has even more to offer beyond the famous resorts of Cancun and Tulum: its unique culture and history. And what can be a better way to experience it rather than through food? Heavily influenced by Mayan and European cultures, the traditional foods prepared in this region are full of flavor and unique ingredients. Take a look at our list of 15 foods that you must try in the Yucatan Peninsula! (more…)

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How Churros are Made and Eaten Around the World

Churros are one of the most famous desserts in the world given their sweet and crunchy taste that leaves the consumer always wanting more! What is it about Churros that we love so much? Perhaps it is in their perfect warm temperature that goes ideally with a warm chocolate sauce or their intense cheese and fruit fillings that vary according to geographic location. Regardless of the reason, the Churro is one of the most debated desserts in the culinary industry due to its complicated family tree that exists in a plethora of cultures around the world.  (more…)

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