• Mexico's Pre-Hispanic Drinks: A Gift From the Gods?

    6 monthes ago - By Marriott Traveler

    The sacred text of the Maya, the Popol Vuh, states that humans were made of corn. After attempts to create people with mud and wood, the gods finally found that corn was the perfect material with which to create human beings.
    Originating in Mexico, this ancient grain is both a fundamental part of our being, as well as a basic ingredient in Mexican food and drinks since pre-Hispanic times.
    Of course the agave plant and cactus have also played an important part in the country's culinary and beverage heritage, so much so that the cactus even appears on the national flag.
    In fact, a single sip...
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