Four Mexican Candies That Will Have You Begging for More

image of a paleta payaso - one of several delicious Mexican candiesIn the mood for something sweet, but tired of the same candy you find in stores every day? Maybe it’s time to take a step outside of the box and feast your eyes on something different. Unlike most America candies, Mexican brands focus more on the spicier and tangier approach. With a rich tradition and many different exotic flavors, Mexican candy is a surely underrated. Check out this list of some of top Mexican candies and do not miss your chance to try something different.

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What Are Street Tacos?

image of a street taco

There are many types of tacos which we have all come to love and enjoy. You might be a hard shell taco person, enjoying the crunch and snap of the tortilla with the soft innards. Perhaps you’re more of a soft shell person who is attracted to the fluffy and delightful taco variety. But if you’ve never had street tacos, you are missing out. Street tacos are a little smaller than their more common big brothers. However, they come in higher numbers and are very versatile.

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The City of Ixtapa

The City of Ixtapa, Mexico - Ixtapa Mexican Grill & CantinaIxtapa is located on the Pacific coast of Mexico, in the impressive shadow of the mighty Sierra Madre mountain range. There are over 15 miles of sand beaches and numerous quiet coves scattered along the beautiful, tropical coastline. The town is a center for any number of outdoor water recreation adventures. It’s also home to beautiful resorts where people can be found sunbathing, golfing, and enjoying the incredible scenery. Ixtapa boasts a moderate climate and refreshing sea breezes, remaining enjoyable throughout the year with temperatures hovering in the 70s.

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Christmas in Mexico

Christmas in Mexico - IxtapaIn Mexico, Christmas is not merely a one day event. For almost a month the entire nation is filled with festivities, songs, laughter, good food, and many “Feliz Navidad’s” (Merry Christmas in Spanish). In fact, from December 12th to January 6th Mexico’s various celebrations, ceremonies, and traditions are kept.

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The History of Dia De Los Muertos

The History of Dia De Los Muertos - Ixtapa Mexican Grill & Cantina

Dia De Los Muertos Altar

Well, fall is officially here. We may have spent the last month pretending it was summer, but the recent return of chilly weather has made the new season official. Fall brings a large gambit of fun for those in America: from jumping in leaves to Halloween to slicing open a turkey on Thanksgiving. But for our neighbors on our southern border, fall means something entirely different. For many Mexicans, autumn means Dia De Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead.

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What Is A Cantina?

What Is A Cantina? - Ixtapa Mexican Grill & CantinaOver the last several years, the number of Mexican “cantinas” has increased greatly. While this brings much joy to those who love authentic Mexican food, tradition, and culture, it also has caused some to wonder what exactly a cantina is. This article will help you understand the cantina is, and where it originated.

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Authentic Mexican Polvorones Recipe

These are traditional wedding Mexican wedding cookies or sugar cookies. They get the name from the Spanish word for dust, because they are lightly dusted with sugar. A staple at many Mexican weddings is a table piled high with Polvorones de Canele, but they never last long! A Mexican wedding is a huge celebration and good food is one of the central attractions.

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Things To Do In Mexico

Things To Do In Mexico

Tulum Mayan Ruins Overlooking the Caribbean Sea

If you’re thinking about visiting Mexico, you might automatically think of crowded beaches in Cancun. However there’s a long list of things to do in Mexico that you might not know about. From the culture to the nature, there’s a vast array of opportunities for you to explore. You just have to decide what you have time for!

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The Amazing Fruits and Vegetables Native to Mexico

Mexico is blessed with an abundance of fresh vegetables and tropical fruits, overflowing at nearly every street corner in the country. [Read more…]

How to Make Tortillas

The tortilla is a staple of Mexican cuisine.  [Read more…]