At the traffic lights
Tunas, aka nopales, prickly pears or cactus fruit are in season. They have lots of seeds and taste a bit like a just ripe kiwi fruit.
Cactus is sliced or chopped and used in lots of dishes. I ate it in a molcjete dish in La Paz.
A cactus plantation.
We are now in the tropics. It is great to have fresh coconuts known as cocos here. A freshly opened chilled coco is delicious and together with the flesh was my lunch yesterday.
Maize is grown all over the country side, on fertile flats, on mountainsides at 6000'+
Take a peek at these juice options offered in a restaurant. Choose your ailment then choose your juice.
There we many miles of this crop. It is a grain with leaves lie, corn. Let me know what it is.
Are these soy beans? - with chilli.
Pork skin, a huge vat of pork skin rendering away on the footpath outside a restaurant.
Not mine... I didn't have the salad or the bun...
Huevos con jamon y frijoles refritos for breakfast.
Tortillas on the griddle
Pressing the tortilla dough in a wooden press.
The breakfast buffet.
And dulce con leche. Like sweetened condensed milk.