La Frontera with Pati Jinich

Learn About Raspas

Clip: 10/22/2021 | 4m 24s

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Pati travels to the Rio Grande Valley, just outside of McAllen, Texas to taste and learn about raspas, a flavored ice treat, unique to the region that come overloaded with an assortment of candy and fruit toppings. She visits the Margo Raspa stand to talk about the origin of raspas, the endless variety of options and why people in the Rio Grande Valley are so passionate about them.

Aired: 10/22/21 | Rating: NR

Support for LA FRONTERA WITH PATI JINICH is provided by Destination El Paso, City of Laredo, Laredo Economic Development Corporation, City of Nuevo Laredo, Desarrollo Económico de Ciudad Juárez, Tecate, and Fundación FEMSA. Major support is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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