Edibles

DSC_2225_edited-1Prickly pear fruit of the nopal cactus.  Both the fruit and the flat are eaten — providing vitamin C, magnesium, manganese and calcium. Tasted (and photographed) at Olvera Street in Los Angeles.

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  1. Years ago, I’d buy cactus candy at Olvera Street, but each time in more recent past that I inquired, was told they don’t have it anymore. Was so delicious. Great closeup picture you took! ~SueBee

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    1. Mmmm, cactus candy sounds better than napolitos. They are bit like salty green beans, don’t you think?

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      1. While I’m certain to have had them over the many years of eating Mexican foods, can’t say I ever knew that word… you’ve got me in Google-land tonight!

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