Frutas y Verduras, Guide to the Fresh Taste of Mexico

Frutas y Verduras, Guide to the Fresh Taste of Mexico, an interactive field guide to the indigenous and local produce of Mexico is now on Kickstarter and runs through October 25.

Frutas y Verduras

Frutas y Verduras

Frutas y Verduras is the labour of love by Margret Hefner, a Canadian personal chef who has spent years in Mexico cooking with local ingredients, many of which are rarely accessible outside the country – or even the regions in wich they are they grown.

Frutas y Verduras author Margret Hefner

Frutas y Verduras author Margret Hefner

 

Now, travellers and expats in Mexico can embrace the truly local and indigenous fresh produce with this vital tool for enjoying these Mexican ingredients. Designed with rich image slideshows, audio pronunciation and simply explained essential information, this guide will demystify the special and unique fresh produce. Simple, straightforward text enables you to choose, use and prepare each ingredient with confidence so that you can get the most enjoyment from their flavors and reap the nutritional benefits.


So if you’ve ever wondered what a ripe mamey should taste like or how to prepare the various cactus fruits, here’s your chance to support and pre-order your copy of this field guide.
Enjoy exquisite tastes and a deeper cultural connection with the much needed Frutas y Verduras.
The Kickstarter campaign runs to October 25. You can pre-order the guide there and supporters can choose from the many rewards that feature the ‘Frutas y Verduras’ graphic inspired by Nahuatl tradition.

Susie Albin-Najera

Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of ‘The Real Heroes of Mexico’ showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at info@themexicoreport.com


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