Soup from Tlalpan

Caldo Tlalpeño

Preparation info
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Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

In Guadalajara I encountered not only Jaliscan recipes but dishes from different parts of Mexico. This delicious soup from Tlalpan, a suburb of Mexico City, is one that I remember having with my parents when they came to Guadalajara on a visit during my student years. Little did any of us foresee that the recipe would be my contribution to an affair of state when Queen Elizabeth visited President Reagan in California in 1983!

If using the optional canned chick-peas,