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PMT Season 10 Jalisco

Episode 1005: Escaramuza

Jalisco is famous for its charros. But, in this episode, Pati experiences a unique and storied part of this part of the culture: the Escaramuza. An all-female horse riding and skills competition honoring the woman charros who fought for Mexico’s independence.  Pati meets with one of the best competitors in Jalisco to learn about the history, rules and meaning behind the competition and watches as she coaches the next generation of young female riders during one of their biggest competitions of the year.  In the kitchen, Pati makes Jalisco-style birria and her friend, pastry chef and cookbook author Fany Gerson, joins her to make Mexican jello for dessert.

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Pati’s Mexican Table is a co-production of Mexican Table with Frank in association with WETA Washington, DC. It is distributed nationwide by American Public Television.