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Not Just an American Holiday | Thanksgiving Traditions in Mexico

November 22, 2016 by

Not Just an American Holiday... Thanksgiving customs in Mexico have some similarities to the American Thanksgiving, but there are many local traditions as well. Although Thanksgiving is traditionally regarded as an American holiday, this festive occasion is becoming increasingly popular in Mexico. This is partly due to the influence of the roughly 1 million American residents who have emigrated from... Read More »

Mexican Nostalgia: Chiles en Nogada, a Celebration of Independence

September 12, 2016 by

Mexican Nostalgia: Chiles en Nogada,... Chiles en nogada, a dish from Mexican cuisine Mexican Independence Day, celebrating Mexico’s independence from Spain, takes place this week, on September 16. The preparation and consumption of the traditional Mexican dish, Chiles en Nogada, precedes the Independence Day celebrations. “Walking through the gardens of memory, I discover that my recollections are associated with the... Read More »

What Food Should I Eat in Mexico?

January 27, 2016 by

What Food Should I Eat... Going to Mexico? Are you a foodie? Just want to sample local fare? What food will give you the real taste of Mexico? We’re going to give you the answers--learn about the most popular and authentic foods of Mexico so you can get on with sampling the next time you get down there. Mexico is... Read More »

Avoiding Montezuma’s revenge

May 24, 2014 by

What causes Montezuma’s revenge? Montezuma's revenge, also known as Traveler's diarrhea (TD), can take a lot of the fun out of a Mexico vacation. TD is most often caused by drinking contaminated water or by eating fruits or vegetables that haven't been properly washed. Ingesting food or water that has been contaminated by fecal matter... Read More »

Mexican Cuisine Historical Origins

April 24, 2014 by

Mexican Cuisine Historical Origins Eating hot food, to be cool It is no coincidence that spicy cuisine and spicy dishes are most common in regions of the world that also have the hottest climates. It is also no coincidence that spicy food is so popular in Mexico, since most of the country has ideal conditions for growing chili peppers.... Read More »