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TAGS: Pepita , Pepitas , Pumpkin , Seed , Seeds
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Pumpkin seeds were prized by both the Aztecs and Mayans and it is said that the Mayans were the ones who began grinding them to make bases for sauces. In fact, the Yucatan Peninsula, home of the Mayas, has amongst its basic seasoning pastes (one being the famous achiote paste ) a lightly colored pumpkin seed paste that can already be bought in the markets (continue for more information and photo).
Makes me hungry for papadzul.Angela | October 18, 2011 7:01 PM
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