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Mexican Quickies – Street Sweets

Mexico has become a jumping off place for me, in and out and constantly on the move, it's also a place where I 'discover' I'm hungry, like now.  This section on "Mexican Quickies" is a tribute to all the wonderful little…

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Paskayitos, Shrimp Tacos - Food Gypsy

Mexican Quickies – PasKAYitos

Best shrimp tacos... EVER. Its bright orange you can’t miss it. Paskayitos serves one thing and one thing only, seafood.  So fresh it’s nearly wriggling.   Throughout the spring and summer I’ve been junctioning out of Puerto Morelos, Mexico. This little…

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Burger, Puerto Morelos Mexico - Food Gypsy

Mexican Quickies – Spanglish

I attempt to order my own burger - without fries – instead I ordered a burger... without a father. In the Colonia of Puerto Morelos, at the junction of Highway 307 and Jose Mara Morelos Blvd, Les Michealadas makes a dam decent cheese burger.
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How to make tamales - Food Gypsy

Mexican Quickies – How to Tamale

In Mexico, every cook has her own tamale recipe, her own sauce, her own masa mix, her own flavours. I didn't get any family secrets from Juantia (who bore holes though me with her icy stare), but Gleacelda galdly gave me a few moments of instruction in how to make tomales in her (pretty darn good) English. I kept up with my extraordinarily bad tourista Spanish/action charades.
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Cantina Habanero, Burger - Food Gypsy

Mexican “not-so-fast-food” – Cantina Habanero

Just off the beaten path and worth every step (or stagger); Cantina Habanero boasts the best burger in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. South of Cancun on Highway 307, Puerto Morelos is a cozy fishing village developed enough to be convenient yet small enough to be Mexican, where I stumbled upon a vision, in search of a cure.
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Happy Hour, Mexico - Food Gypsy

Mexico, the Return

Cancun. Just a few miles south, Puerto Morelos. It’s become a second home. For the first time in my life – I bought a one way ticket that took me to Mexico. It felt like freedom. In the heat, I am waiting on a friend. He said he’d be here and he will.
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Mexico, Puerto Morelos - Food Gypsy

Make Mine Lime, Thoughts on Mexico

Living on Mexico time. To be honest, I’m more than comfortable with 'relaxed'. The heat and humidity fill me, wandering, completely without purpose, soaking in small town Mexico on the Mayan Riviera. It’s easy to be enchanted by Puerto Morelos.
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