Keeping the Flavors of Ancient Mexico Alive
Chef Abigail Mendoza is a part of the Zapotecs, an indigenous community living in Oaxaca, Mexico that was once a thriving epicenter of food, culture and tradition before Spanish colonization. Abigail is on a mission to keep those traditions alive by cooking the food of her ancestors. All the dishes she cooks are made using ancient techniques. Recognized by the world’s best chefs for her dishes, she hopes to keep the food and traditions of her ancestors alive and thriving.