La Adelita is one of the most famous and representative ballads of the Mexican Revolution. It was composed in honor of all the women who participated in the revolutionary war. Since then an Adelita has come to signify a woman soldier, or soldadera, as well as a brave woman....
I have been around clay all my life since I come from a family dedicated to the production of crafts made out of clay. As a child I was expected to help my parents because this was our livelihood.
I must confess I never liked to work with clay and being a ceramist never even crossed my mind. Th...
1½ cups Flour
½ cups Sugar
2 Packets Dry Yeast
1t Anis Seed
½ cup Milk½ cup Water½ cup Butter
4½ cups Flour
Mix all dry ingredients together except the 4 1/2 cups of flour
Ofendas are an essential part of the Day of the Dead celebrations. The word ofrenda means offering in Spanish. They are also called altares or altars, but they are not for worshiping. Some people mistakenly think that Mexicans that set up altars for their defunct relatives are actually worshi...
½ cup raisins
½ cup long-grain white rice 1
1 cup sugar
4 cups milk Ground cinnamon, for dusting
Pinch of salt
Soak rice in enough hot water to cover for 10 minutes. Rinse in cold water and drain. Place in a sauce pan wit...
“Carving dragons thrills me because I always create something different and I always keep on improving them. It is perhaps my favorite figure”
Here at Sandia Folk we have had the privilege of working closely through the years with the maestro Luis Pablo. We have...