Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The Candy of Tijuana

This post is a little misleading...there isn't really special candy in Tijuana, it's all over Mexico. It's just that I don't need to go further than any Oxxo in Tijuana to get it. 

I love Mexican candy. I love it because its sweetness, tanginess, and spiciness. Basically all candy contains one or more of these five flavors:

(dried ancho chilis, apricot, lime, sugar, and salt) 
Cajeta (caramel) 

The first thing I do when I get to Tijuana it to head to an Oxxo (like 7-Eleven) and buy candies. Here are a few photos of the ones I picked up on my trips.  

From left, clockwise:

Cone with Cajeta
Watermelon gummy with chili
Tamarind pulp flavored with mango
Tamarin pulp with Chamoy

From left, clockwise:

Lollipop with tamarind and mango
Tamarind pulp
Tamarind flavored with mango
Watermelon with chili
Waffle with Cajeta
Cone with Cajeta
Watermelon gummy
Watermelon gummy with filling
Mango gummy with filling

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