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Organic Amaranth Grain, 24 oz.

This is perfect for recipes for this month’s meeting.

  • Organic whole grain amaranth
  • Traditional grain of Mexico


Breath of Air Scarf

This stunning cotton scarf is handwoven by a master weaver from Oaxaca.  Soft and versatile, the beautiful wine and beige colors go great with a variety of outfits, any time of year.

100 percent cotton




Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

By Laura Esquivel (Anchor; Reprint edition 1995)

Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit. Recommended by Puente A La Salud Comunitaria.

Poems, Protest, and a Dream

By Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (Author), Margaret Sayers Peden (Translator) (Addison Wesley 2005)

Sor Juana was a Mexican nun and scholar in the 17th century who

defended the right of women to teach, write, and study. Recommended by Puente A La Salud Comunitaria.


Cruising Mexico – Colonial Cities – Oaxaca – Off the Beaten Path, Volume 3

Discover Oaxaca, a vibrant and historic colonial city in Mexican city where glorious cathedrals, botanical gardens, crystallized waterfalls, exquisite rug weavings, ancient ruins, lively street performers and the world’s largest tree await you.

Like Water For Chocolate

1992 film based on the book. Note that this film is rated R. Recommended by Puente A La Salud Comunitaria.


Balas y Chocolate – Edicion Especial (CD/DVD) by Lila Downs

Lila Downs is a Oaxacan singer-songwriter who won a Grammy in 2013. She mixes several music styles including folk, cumbia, traditional, and jazz, and sings in Spanish, English, and several languages indigenous to Oaxaca. Recommended by Puente A La Salud Comunitaria.

La Sirena by Alejandra Robles

Alejandra Robles is from the coastal region in Oaxaca with Afro-Mexican roots. She is a singer trained in opera, and her musical style invokes Mexican indigenous,

African, and Colombian beats. Recommended by Puente A La Salud Comunitaria.