2010 was the year of the Bicentennial Celebrations in Mexico. This wonderful country commemorated 200 years of Independence from Spanish rule and 100 years of its Revolution that began in 1910 and toppled dictator Porfirio Diaz.
El Grito every 16th of September is the M...
Father of Mexico's Independence
by Angie Galicia
Late one September evening the name of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla became forever engraved in Mexico's history. Since that night, his life as well as that of Mexico, changed radically.
Before that historic moment when his voice cried out to deman...
1. Mexican Independence Day is celebrated every September 16. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day.
2. The Mexican Independence war begun on September 16, 1810 and ended on September 27, 1821. La guerra de Independencia comenzó el 16 de Septiembre de 1810 y concluyó e...
Doña Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, a Mexican patriot as well as a heroine of Mexico’s Independence War, made her name in history for her bravery when she risked her own life alerting the rebel insurgents about the discovery of the Queretaro Conspiracy for Independence.
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...
12 Green Tomatillos pealed and cut in halves
2 Serrano Chiles
¼ Onion finely chopped
Salt to taste
½ Garlic Clove
1 Cup Grated Cheese (Mexican Mix or Mozarela)
¾ Cup Fresh Cream chopped
3 Tb Vegetable Oil
Wash and peal green tomatillos. Boil tomatillo...