Rick Stein’s journey begins to draw to a close as he heads east from Oaxaca to the Yucatan Peninsula – a place once frequented by real pirates of the Caribbean, including our own Sir Francis Drake. Here, where the Europeans first landed over five hundred years ago, the local folk have lighter skins and bluey-green eyes. They feast […]
Rick Stein’s Road To Mexico
Rick Stein enjoys the unique dishes and the enduring legacy of Mexico.
For Mexicans, their most revered dishes come from the south and their Mecca is undeniably Oaxaca, where locals still dress in traditional costume, bringing to life the enduring descriptions of writers like D H Lawrence, who fell in love with the area. This is the land that coined the phrase ‘people of the corn’, the former site of
Rick enjoys a hearty steak and eggs American diner special and bids a fond farewell to his trusty Ford Mustang as he heads across what is reputed to be the busiest border crossing in the world – San Diego to Tijuana – to begin his Mexican adventures.