Saturday, May 19, 2012
"While you might reasonably expect to see grilled cactus paddles alongside the steak or a delicious quesadilla made with freshly fried chicharrones to be teetering on a mountain of the stuff, you will probably be surprised to discover that the pineapple agua fresca has cactus in it, and the tortillas are made with cactus, and the chips are bright, bright green. The surfeit may bring to mind the American Cheese Council omelet recipe from an old Roz Chast cartoon in the New Yorker — '2 eggs, 5 lb. Swiss cheese, 1 tbsp. butter.'

Nopales, the cactus, is unquestionably healthful, a source of vitamin C and potassium and bioflavonoids."

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