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tasajo (today's sample record)

Language: Spanish

Description: Thin slices taken along the entire flank or skirt of beef, salted and hung to dry. This cut is a speciality of Oaxaca and Chiapas and is similar to the Morelos State cecina. It is usually served with beans, tortillas and rice.

Tasajo hung over bars around the meat stalls in the market at Etla in Oaxaca Province in Mexico

Pronounced: tah-SAH-hoh
Ethnicity: Mexican
Most frequent country: Mexico

See places: Mexican food and cuisine

See foods and dishes: cecina

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