En Español: Esthercita en Coahuila – Parte I

En Español: Esthercita en Coahuila – Parte I

I have received a couple of comments related to a series in honour of my late mom, from people who have lived in the Mexican state of Coahuila, more specifically, in Agujita, my mom's birthplace. One of them lamented that the posts were not written in Spanish, so I decided to translate the three-part series … click on title for more

Traditional Sweets – Sweet or Spicy Tamarind Treats

Traditional Sweets – Sweet or Spicy Tamarind Treats

Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) is a leguminous tree native to tropical Africa. The tree's pod-like fruit contains a brown, edible pulp used in many cuisines around the world, and it was introduced in Mexico sometime in the sixteenth century during Spanish colonial times … click on title for more