Orange Jello with Carrots

Orange Jello with Carrots

This dessert is simple but the combination of flavours is really delicious, and the colours both from the jello and the carrots are sure to brighten up the day. Also in this post: a nomination for the Mystery Blogger Award and recipes for Cinco de Mayo … click on title for more

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Picaditas – Corn Dough Appetizers for Mexico’s Flag Day

Picaditas – Corn Dough Appetizers  for Mexico’s Flag Day

On February 24, 1821, in the town of Iguala (currently in the Mexican state of Guerrero), Mexican military leader Agustín de Iturbide presented a plan declaring Mexico as an independent country, after almost a decade of cruel battles against the Spanish rule. Iturbide also commissioned the creation of a flag with diagonal bands in different colours, representing three principles, demanded as basic guarantees in his plan: Green – Independence, White – Religion, and Red – Unity … click on title for more