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Pámpano en Escabeche photo courtesy of Sectur Campeche

Hunting Seafood Treasure in Campeche

Imagine a place where you can drive for more than 40 miles between a lagoon and the Gulf of Mexico, where humble houses on the side of the road sell crab meat by the kilo and on the road’s speed bumps you can buy fresh prawns, bags full of green habaneros, or the largest shrimp you’ve ever seen.

shrimp and crab curry recipe

Shrimp and Crab Curry

This recipe and others can be found in the 12-part illustrated series “A World of Curries”. You can read all about this unique Indian flavor here.

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Shrimp Jambalaya

Jambalaya is one of the most popular foods in the bayous of Louisiana. It was originally created by cooks cleaning out the icebox and using what foods were leftover.

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Nonfish Roe Producers

Not that much has been written about the lesser-known non-fish roemakers. I’ve learned that crab roe is an essential ingredient in Chinese She-Crab Soup and that since Shrimp roe is carried externally by shrimp, it is often served that way to diners.