Pulque Curado de Mango

A couple weeks back, I was wandering in Hell’s Kitchen in NYC, making my usual rounds at the Mexican taquerias and grocery stores (admittedly, this is an all too regular event) when I found myself gobbling a huitlacoche taco at the excellent Tehuitzingo. After a satisfying meal, I strolled past the beverage cooler, where amid […]

Rompope

If you’re a fan of eggnog, you will love its Mexican cousin rompope. I first had it while visiting Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico in Spring of 2009, during the early days of Semana Santa. I was walking in the zocalo (the square in the center of most Mexican towns that is the hub of social life) […]

Tepache

Tepache vendor

For the introductory bebida on this blog, I decided to make tepache. Tepache (teh-PAH-che) is a popular fermented beverage in Mexico using raw brown sugar (piloncillo), pineapple rinds and spices. Tepache existed in pre-Columbian times, and only became more popular upon the arrival of the Spanish. This blog post suggests that the […]

Alcoholic Drinks of the Mercado Area – Analysis

Alcoholic Drinks of the Mercado Area Can make:

So long as I can source all of the main ingredients, I suspect the following beverages can be made. I have organized them by my suspected method of creation; fermented or mixed (from store-bought ingredients).

Fermentation:

batari: in Chihuahua, a tesgüino […]