Even when I’m in Connecticut, the newspaper I check online (after the New York Times) is Mérida’s leading broadsheet. Its content is usually pretty predictable, but today I got a jolt.
The Gastronomía section featured a recipe for Guiso de Iguana. Guiso is stew. You know what Iguana is. Yes, those adorable little dragons that do nothing more than eat flowers, and yet keep getting the short end of the stick in the Centro. These cute little lizards can’t catch a break, between hungry albañiles and ruthless cats and dogs. And now this latest indignity.
On balance, eating iguana is probably the moral equivalent [Read more…]