As the calendar quickly motors through the month of October, many people shift their attention to the final day of the month. For Americans, this means focusing on Halloween, which brings forth ghosts, ghouls, witches, and candy. In Mexico, however, the end of the month brings forth a different holiday: Dia De Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead.
Everyone loves a good chili. It is one of those dishes that almost everyone grew up with. It is simple enough to make at home and filling enough to satisfy. This Mexican style chili features chipotle peppers and beef. Chipotle peppers are known for their distinctive smoky flavor which you’ll enjoy in this version.
February 14th is celebrated in Mexico as El Dia del Amor y la Amistad, or “The Day of Love and Friendship”. The holiday has been embraced by Mexicans and enriched with their unique traditions and expressions of love. In Mexico, Valentine’s Day is not just a holiday for couples to celebrate their love, but also a day to show your love and appreciation for friends and important people in your life. Valentine’s Day is a holiday that can be celebrated by everyone in Mexico, not just couples. There are some beautiful traditions that happen on this day in Mexico that everyone should considered embracing.
Avocado is the main ingredient in guacamole. But did you know that there is more to avocado than just the tasty snack that we eat with multiple servings of tortilla chips? We can use avocado in desserts, body scrubs, and even as conditioning treatments in our hair! [Read more…]
Chocolate is one of the coveted foods today. Chocolate can fix a bad mood, provides energy, and contains iron. Did you know that during pre-Colombian times, chocolate was not eaten, but it was drunk? The Mayans and Aztecs added vanilla and herbs to the chocolate drink to make it less bitter. Once the Europeans arrived with sugar, chocolate evolved. Adding cinnamon was next. Nowadays, people use chocolate in all sorts of forms, especially in desserts. [Read more…]
When planning an exotic getaway with all the amenities of luxury, many people usually look to Mexico. [Read more…]
Homemade burritos make a great meal and can be a fabulous addition to any dinner party. [Read more…]
Anyone who has seen the flag of Mexico is probably familiar with the Mexican coat of arms. It’s the picture of an eagle holding a snake. However, the Mexican coat of arms is more than just decoration for their flag. [Read more…]
Avocados are quickly earning a reputation as a superfood, and with good reason. [Read more…]