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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