• Salt, Lime, and Summertime: Celebrate National Tequila Day

    Margarita in Spanish…means Daisy! The Daisy dates back to the 1800s and to say she started it all is an understatement. Originally made with brandy, lemon juice, and curacao, the Daisy became the inspiration for cocktails like the beloved Cosmo, the Sidecar, and of course, the Margarita. Here is a roundup of our favorite Margarita origin stories that we’ve found: The drink was invented...
  • Let’s talk-a Oaxaca: Pasilla de Oaxaca chiles 101

    Let’s talk-a Oaxaca: Pasilla de Oaxaca chiles 101
    Imagine standing at the edge of a steep sloping chile field two hours into the mountains of southern Mexico. In the distance, a fire is tended by hand turning over ripe red chiles and a delicious rich-smelling smoke fills the air as they do. If this sounds like where you are- you might be in the sacred Sierra Mixe region of Oaxaca, Mexico- AKA...
  • Learn more about the traditional Cinco De Mayo 🇲🇽

    Learn more about the traditional Cinco De Mayo 🇲🇽
    More popular in the United States than in Mexico, Cinco De Mayo is a commemoration of the Battle Of Puebla and Mexico’s victory over the French Empire in 1862. The battle of Puebla became a symbol of Mexican resistance to foreign rule and domination. If we look at traditional Mexican celebrations of Cinco De Mayo, they consist mostly of reenactments and memorials. In the...
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