No. 172 Choch: Traditional Dish of Acanceh

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Days open to the public:

Domingo, Lunes, Martes, Miércoles, Jueves, Viernes, Sábado

Schedules in which you can enjoy the experience:

10:00 - 15:00

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Approximate price:


Months in which you can enjoy the experience:

Noviembre, Diciembre

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The traditional dish known as Choch or Negrito in Acanceh, Yucatan, is one of the most popular dishes in the municipality. Traditional cooks carefully preserve the recipe that has fed families in the town for many years. The dish is prepared using pork and turkey meat, specifically the gizzard and liver, which are pre-boiled. It is then combined with black chilli sauce to give it a spicy touch and cooked over a wood fire while continuously mixing during the cooking process. It is typically enjoyed with handmade tortillas and often consumed in tacos. It is a customary dish prepared during the month of December or during town festivals such as the "gremios." Similarly, it is prepared for family celebrations like weddings, baptisms, and birthdays. Now you know the perfect time to visit Acanceh!

Details of interest:

Recommendations for tourists: Visit Acanceh during the "gremios" or town festivals to taste this dish.
Payment methods: Cash.

Distance from Mérida to experience:


Duration of experience:

30 minutos approximately

Location of No. 172 Choch: Traditional Dish of Acanceh

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