Cielito Lindo is a traditional Mexican song written by Quirino Mendoza y Cortes in 1882. It is one of the most popular songs widely known throughout the Spanish-speaking world as a symbol of Mexico. In recent years it has become an unofficial national anthem for Mexicans, sung as a sign of ...
4 Ripe Haas Avocados Diced or mashed
1tb Lemon juice
2 Tomatoes peeled and chop
1c Onions finely chopped
½ tsp Pepper
1tb Jalapeño Chiles – chopped (1 or 2 depending on tolerance to Picante!)
1tb Fresh cilantro -- chopped
Chop or mash the ripe av...
The Essence of Tequila
Tequila is the national drink of Mexico and is certainly one of the most popular spirit beverages in the world. Tequila is made from blue agave.
Agave is a plant species that instantly brings to mind images of Mexico and represents the essence of being Mexican. F...
The passion play of Iztapalapa is one of the most popular and one of the biggest, most important religious celebrations in Mexico and in the world.In just one day, more than a million visitors come to a small district to watch a 150-year-old tradition. What is behind this event? What motivates the...
The Christmas Season in Mexico ends on el Día de la Candelaria, Candlemass Day, celebrated every February 2.
Candlemas commemorates the ritual purification of Mary, 40 days after the birth of Jesus' birth. This day also celebrates the ritual presentation of baby Jesus to God in the T...
The view that adorns the world’s largest city – Mexico City – is enhanced by the majesty of two of the highest volcanoes in the hemisphere: Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl. The presence of these enormous millenary volcanoes has been of great significance for the different societies that h...