Tecate, Baja California Norte – A cactus to eat

Fritz has a nearly inexhaustible knowledge about Baja California and the routes we could go. During we eagerly make notes Fressia prepares a typical Mexican meal: Meatballs in chipotle salsa with rice. She serves nopales as a side dish. Those are cacti, they are edible, and scrumptious. Those are the disc-shaped young shoots, the „leaves“ of prickly pear cacti that are – without spines, of course – sliced and steamed. They taste somehow like green beans.

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