Few dishes are as delicious and easier to make than Aguachiles. I was introduced to them by my daughter Natalia while on a winter vacation in Nayarit.
After long months of confinement and very limited social life due to the pandemic, I decided to run away from Mexico City’s source of contagion and the “cold” weather of its west surrounding mountains.
The Mayan empire flourished for more than 2,000 years. During that time, they developed a body of knowledge encompassing many fields such as astronomy, mathematics, medicine, and architecture. Gastronomy was no exception; they created a sophisticated cuisine based on a wide variety of ingredients found in rich ecosystems in the jungles of the Yucatán Peninsula and what it is today Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, and Honduras.