Fiesta Season in Tehuantepec

Fiesta season is the best time to sample the bold, bright cuisine of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. From the article In Full Bloom by Beth Kracklauer

At a parade in Juchitan, Oaxaca
At a parade in Juchitan, Oaxaca, a float carries women distributing gifts to the crowdTodd Coleman
Mangoes for sale at a roadside stand
Mangoes for sale at a roadside stand.Todd Coleman
chile-spiced grilled chicken
Pollo al horno, chile-spiced grilled chicken. See the recipe »Todd Coleman
A Mexican market vendor
A market vendor.Todd Coleman
seafood cocktail
Coctel de mariscos, seafood cocktail. See the recipe »Todd Coleman
A young participant in a Mexican parade
A young participant in a parade.Todd Coleman
Aguas frescas
Aguas frescas made from tamarind, watermelon, and lime.Todd Coleman
chicken and potato stew
Guisado de pollo, chicken and potato stew. See the recipe »Todd Coleman
A guest at a fiesta
A guest at a fiesta.Todd Coleman
shrimp tostadas
Tostadas de camaron seco, shrimp tostadas. See the recipe »Todd Coleman
fish stuffed with pico de gallo
Pescado encarcelado, fish stuffed with pico de gallo. See the recipe »Todd Coleman