by: itisclaudio, created: 03 May 2018, updated: 03 May 2018 Public: Users can add dishes

Oaxaca is one of Mexico's major gastronomic, historical, and gastro-historical centers whose cuisine is known internationally. Here a list of top dishes from Oaxaca.

1. Chochoyote

Chochoyota, Chochoyo, Chochoyón

(Mexican)

Chochoyote is a small ball made of corn dough (the same paste used for corn tortillas) and is used in many dishes of Mexican cuisine. These balls have a characteristic crater in ...

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2. Tlayuda

(Mexican)

Tlayudas are an iconic Oaxacan street snack. Sometimes referred to as “Mexican pizza” but really more of a flatbread, a tlayuda starts with a very large, thin, crispy corn tortilla that is ...

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3. Chapulines

(Mexican)

Spicy grasshopper fried or toasted on a comal with chili, lime, and garlic added for flavor. Chapulines are a popular snack in Mexico, specially in Oaxaca. You can eat them, either by ...

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4. Mezcal

Mescal

(Mexican)

Mezcal is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from any type of agave plant native to Mexico. The word mezcal comes from Nahuatl mexcalli and which means "oven-cooked agave"

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5. Memela

(Mexican)

Memelas is the Oaxacan local name for the almost identical sopes and huaraches that are served in other parts of Mexico, but with different toppings. The corn masa is flattened with a ...

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