Mercado Melchor Ocampo

By Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc

Mercado Melchor Ocampo (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

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What you hear in the aisles

Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

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"Arabs and Jews used to come to this market. At that time my mom was selling black and green olives, black mushrooms, red mushrooms, small cucumbers that the Arabs used to buy a lot for preserves, horseradish, beetroot, chiquita beans, thanks to them this market grew."

Mercado Melchor Ocampo (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

Mercado Melchor Ocampo (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

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"Then came a time when I was asked for yuka, malanga (taro), green banana, this wasn't very well known here, it was when the Colombian, Venezuelan, Cuban, Peruvian community arrived in this market and this was our big change."

Mercado Melchor Ocampo (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

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Claudia Palma says the business was founded by her father, more than 50 years ago. For them their sale is focused on the Yucatan community that lives in Mexico City. They also sell to major restaurants and small Yucatan food businesses.

Yucatan products, banana and habanera salsa, everything you need to make authentic Yucatan food.

Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Paris, owner of Moloch talks about the history of his business. It serves cochinita pibil (slow-roasted pork) and he is the fourth generation owner, from his great-grandmother at the beginning to him.

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Like in the southeast

Cochinita pibil (slow-roasted pork) is one of the most emblematic dishes of Yucatan cuisine and it is difficult to find it with authentic recipes.

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Andrea Julia Bautista Pérez sixth generation in the market counts on his business. They are in charge of a kitchen and juice bar that is called grandma in her honor.

Mercado Melchor Ocampo (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

The food area of the Mercado Melchor Ocampo is very varied and all styles of antojitos (street food) and Mexican food can be found.

Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

From Mexico to Latin America

There is no doubt that the market is close to the Latin American community in Mexico City which is why this market is the destination for all those foreigners and Mexicans who want to prepare or try different dishes.

Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Mercado Melchor Ocampo, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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