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Las Tortillas

The Essential Element of Mexican Cuisine Tortillas are the quintessential staple food of the Mexican diet and cuisine. A flatbread as well as an instrument to eat, the tortilla is now popular all around the world. Tacos, tostadas, chips, quesadillas, enchiladas and burritos wouldn't exist witho... Read More

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The History of Mexican Pottery

"A peoples' creativity, its sensitivity and its finesse can all be appreciated through its pottery."  Herbert Read Art Historian Since the emergence of the  Olmec  culture, considered to be the mother of the Mesoamerican cultures, ceramics, pottery making, took an important place ... Read More

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Mexican Word of the Day : Madre

The word  Madre means Mother in Spanish but it has so many other popular meanings when used in different phrases and circumstances.   Madre Solo hay Una    There's only one mother, appreciate her!   En la madre!   Oh crap!   A toda madre!  So cool!   Ni madre.  No... Read More

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Aztec Maya Toltec: Sayings Popular Pre-Columbian Wisdom

Limpia tu mente y todo se limpiará. Limpia tu corazón y todo se limpiará. Aztec Clean your mind & your heart and everything will be cleaned.  No puedes poner maíz en una canasta con huecos. Maya You can't put corn in a basket with holes.  Donde quiera que vayas, presentate ... Read More

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El Rey Jose Alfredo Jimenez

El Rey, The King, is the quintessential Mexican song. Almost and anthem to being Mexican. Written by one of the greatest composers of Ranchera, traditional Mexican, music. Jose Alfredo Jimenez was born in Dolores Hidalgo in 1926 and died in November 1973.          ... Read More

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Valentine’s Spanish Word List

Valentine's  most popular Spanish words:Amiga (o): FriendAmistad: FriendshipAmor: LoveAmorcito: SweetheartAnillo de compromiso: Engagement ringArgollas Matrimoniales: Wedding ringsBoda: WeddingCita: DateCorazón: HeartCupido: CupidDía de San Valentin: Valentine's DayDía del Amor y la Amistad :... Read More

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