The empanada has never gained the popularity of the taco, burrito, and quesadilla on the national American stage. However, to the authentic Mexican foodie, the empanada is simultaneously a treat and a staple. The empanada is made of dough and is usually filled with a tasty meat (ground beef, sausage, chicken, or steak). It will […]
Have you ever taken a bite of something that was perhaps just a little too spicy for your mouth to handle? When food is too spicy, it can not only be uncomfortable, but it can also ruin your meal. When you think you are going to have to put down the salsa for good, remember that […]
Similar to other types of Mexican cuisine, Mexican candy comes in a variety of unique flavors and combinations, greatly impacted by the culture. Candies vary greatly in taste, preparation, aroma, and even symbolism. Although some Mexican candies, or “dulces”, can be traced back many years, a number of them are relatively new and have emerged […]
Rather than focusing on spooky tricks and treats as we do on Halloween, Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos is about honoring our dearly departed in a positive light. The tone of this traditional Mexican holiday is one of remembrance and love. It is also a pure, playful celebration of artistic expression.
In Mexico, as well as in many other Latin American homes and communities, a quinceañera is a rite of passage for a young girl.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, people around the United States will begin to celebrate with roses, chocolates, and candle-lit dinners.
You’ll get a wide variety of responses if you stop people on the sidewalk and ask them about their favorite Mexican food. Tacos! Burritos! Chimichangas! Fajitas! The list could go on and on.
Mexico has a rich history beginning with the Olmecs in 1200 B.C.
The Maya empire is one of the most well-known civilizations that we know of from Central America.
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