Do you want to know how Michoacán Mexico looks like and its history? To start I can tell you the history about Michoacán Mexico.

Which states are near to Michoacán de Ocampo?
Formally Michoacán de Ocampo is one of the 31 constituent states of Mexico. The nearest States of Michoacán and it borders of the states of Colima and Jalisco to the west, Guanajuato and Querétaro to the north, Mexico to the east, Guerrero to the south-east, and

The population of Michoacán de Ocampo
Michoacán has an area of 59,864 km², 23,113.6sq, mi. It is the sixteenth largest state in Mexico, taking up 3% of the national territory. In a 2005 census the population was at 3,966,073 people. Its state capital is the city of Morelia located between 2 main cities in Mexico, Mexico City and Guadalajara.

The history of Michoacán
For more than a thousand years, Michoacán has been the home of the Tarascans. The modern state of Michoacán preserves, to some extent, the territorial integrity of the pre-Columbian Kingdom of the Tarascans. This kingdom was one of the most prosperous and extensive empires in the Pre – Hispanic Mesoamericans world. The name Michoacán derives from the Nahuatl terms, michin (fish), hua (own) and can (place), which roughly translates into "place of the people who have fish." .
The different type of candy’s in Michoacán Mexico



The population of Michoacán de Ocampo
Michoacán has an area of 59,864 km², 23,113.6sq, mi. It is the sixteenth largest state in Mexico, taking up 3% of the national territory. In a 2005 census the population was at 3,966,073 people. Its state capital is the city of Morelia located between 2 main cities in Mexico, Mexico City and Guadalajara.

The history of Michoacán

For more than a thousand years, Michoacán has been the home of the Tarascans. The modern state of Michoacán preserves, to some extent, the territorial integrity of the pre-Columbian Kingdom of the Tarascans. This kingdom was one of the most prosperous and extensive empires in the Pre – Hispanic Mesoamericans world. The name Michoacán derives from the Nahuatl terms, michin (fish), hua (own) and can (place), which roughly translates into "place of the people who have fish." .
The different type of candy’s in Michoacán Mexico


This is call cajeta is made with leche de chivo. Many people use this product to make Candys, for example Dulces de leche, chiclo de cajeta, Marina, chiclosos, paletones and Glorias. Cajeta have different types of flavors.
Cajeta de Leche de Cabra -- goat-milk cajeta; cajetas are traditionally congealed in a round box four or five inches across, made of thin wood slivers


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Churipo or Bote-- chunks of beef, chicken and pig in a spicy stew
· Corundas -- triangular tamales wrapped in corn husks
· Guacamole -- guacamole with onion, cilantro and chili pepper are especially famous from here


Mole Amarillo : Mole Amarillo uses Ancho, Costeño, and Guajillo chiles, green tomatoes and tomatillos , onion, garlic, clove, cumin, black pepper, cilantro, chilcoxle, and hoja santa or pitiona, depending on the type of mole vessel.

Mole de Cacahuate: Mole de cacahuate, or "Peanut Mole", made of ground peanuts and chiles, is typically served with chicken.

Mole Chichilo: Mole Chichilo is one of the less common moles, with an odd ashy flavor. It has Chilguacle Negro, Mulato, and Pasilla chiles, tomatillos and tomatoes, cloves, black pepper, and corn dough. Avocado leaves add a hint of anise flavor.

Mole coloradito: has a brick red color and a simple taste. It uses Ancho and Pasilla or Guajillo chiles, almonds, sesame seeds, tomatoes, garlic, oregano, cinnamon,banana, crackers, and sugar.

Mole Mancha : MantelesMole Mancha Manteles has a strong Ancho chile flavor and is often used to dress plantains and pineapple.

Mole Negro: Mole Negro is the most difficult to prepare. Traditionally, black mole has six different kinds of chile peppers, Chilguacle Negro, Mulatto, Pasilla, Ancho, Guajillo, and Chipotle, although many sauces that carry the name contain fewer. The ingredient list is very long, featuring many seeds, nuts, spices, herbs, and chocolate.

Mole Poblano: Mole poblano, whose name comes from the Mexican state of Puebla, is a popular sauce in Mexican cuisine and is the mole that most people in English-speaking countries think of when they think of mole. Mole poblano is prepared with dried chili peppers (commonly ancho, pasilla, mulato and chipotle), ground nuts and/or seeds (almonds, indigenous peanuts, and/or sesame seeds), spices, Mexican chocolate (cacao ground with sugar and cinnamon and occasionally nuts), salt, and a variety of other ingredients including charred avocado leaves, onions, banana and garlic. Dried seasonings such as ground oregano are also used. In order to provide a rich thickness to the sauce, crushed toasted tortillas, bread crumbs or crackers are added to the mole.

Mole Rojo :Mole rojo is lighter red and spicier than Coloradito. It uses Ancho and Guajillo chiles, onion, tomatoes, pecans, peanuts, sesame, garlic, oregano, chocolate.

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Mole Verde :Mole verde achieves its distinctive green color from the toasted pumpkin seeds that form the sauce's base. As well as using ingredients such as Romaine Lettuce, cilantro, epazote, and tomatillos (also "tomate verde" or "miltomate" in Spanish). 9MCA9AOM7ECA1OO4GACAQZEX1PCAYZ8G8ACA7C8BJFCA5HEW0TCAY8N33JCAKOS3TSCAVSG79ZCAJTFMX6CABYS4BFCA1PTSN3CA1514PRCA77J7QKCAXNDCM7CASOIQTICAVFJCRBCAAGX2S0CAQC8PTV.jpg

Preparation :There are various procedures to make mole. Generally the following are universal when making mole. Dried chili peppers, cut up onions and whole garlic are lightly fried in oil. In a blender, chicken broth along with the fried dried peppers and the rest of the ingredients are mixed and placed in a large pot. The resulting mixture sauce has to be continuously stirred over low-medium heat. Toasted tortillas, bread crumbs or crackers mixed with chicken broth are also put in a blender and added to the pot.

Mole can be bought ready-made from local markets or supermarkets. It comes as a kind of paste or powder that can vary in color from deep black to green or even yellow, depending on the ingredients used. In modern supermarkets and corner shops, mole is sold either canned, in glass jars, or in cubes that can be dissolved in water or, more appropriately, broth.



Festive use

Mole is popularly eaten on festive occasions like weddings, quinceañeras, baptisms, and first communions.
During
Dia de los Muertos, mole is a popular offering to dead loved ones, because of its many ingredients. Since it is eaten on special occasions, many see it as a fit offering.



SWEETS

  • Ate -- pastelike item based on a variety of fresh fruits to which sugar and water are added
capirotada -- especially found during Lent, a white-bread pudding with various combinations of ingredients, such as cheese, tomato, peanuts, raisins, and biznaga cactus, all covered with syrup.


I’m going to talk about the place were I live
Zinapecuaro is located 11 kms (7 mi) from Morelia Cityin the State of Michoacanby the same highway in Mexico.
Zinapecuaro main attractions are the thermal water springs which are situated in Zintzimeo, San Miguel Taimeo, Araro, Coro and Atzimba. The latter, is a spa with a hotel and other tourist services.
In Zinapecuaro you can also visit the main church, built on top of a hill in the XVI century and the main square.



Here is the cathedral of Morelia,the church of Zinapecuaro and the jardin of Zinapecuaro.


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This is a picture of where you can lacated my zinapecuaro michoacan.
My little town in near to zinapecuaro and is call el zapote

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