The cuisine of Oaxaca is one the richest and most varied in all of Mexico. The region’s food is heavily influenced by the indigenous Zapotec people that have lived in the area for around 3,000 years. Since most food consumed in Oaxaca is fresh and locally grown, the food is of exceptional quality.

One of the main traditional Zapotec dishes is sopa de calabaza which is a soup that uses the abundant crop of squashes grown on Oaxacan mountainsides. Chocolate is also a typical Oaxacan Read the rest of this entry »