Maya Kroth

Maya Kroth

I'm a journalist.

I spent most of my career covering food, drinks and culture in the San Diego-Tijuana region before moving to Spain in 2012 on a Fulbright fellowship to research my first book. Currently: Mexico City.

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Oaxaca cockroach hand2000x1500 article
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The Cockroach Truffles and Scorpion Canapes of Mexico's Insect Food Festival | Saveur

Draped atop a slab of milk chocolate, the two-inch-long Madagascar hissing cockroach looks almost elegant, its lacquered exoskeleton reflecting the thin light of a Mexico City afternoon.

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The Final Ingredient to This Mexican Soup? A Hot Rock to Cook It | Saveur

Digging into rural Oaxaca's tradition of stone soup, with photos by Benedicte Desrus.