Toasted Corn-Flour Cookies


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    3 dozen

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Appears in
The Food and Life of Oaxaca: Traditional Recipes from Mexico′s Heart

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1997

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I was walking through the crowded marketplace at Juchitán, the capital of the Isthmus, when I nearly stumbled over Maria Ruiz sitting daintily on the ground with two small children in the shade of an arch, next to a basket lined with a snowy embroidered cloth. I was already attuned enough to the region to think that this pretty young woman did not look quite like the flamboyant juchitecas around her, and sure enough I learned that she was from the town of Tehuantepec some t