Black History Month – Vicente Guerrero and The Mascogos of Coahuila

Black History Month – Vicente Guerrero and The Mascogos of Coahuila

During his short role as president of Mexico (indeed the first president in North America with black ancestry), Vicente Guerrero officially abolished slavery in Mexico, in 1829; this partly prompted slave-holding Texans to fight for independence from Mexico, achieved in 1836. Over those years, Black Seminoles were forced to a Journey from Georgia, the Carolinas and Florida, until they reached El Nacimiento, Coahuila, Mexico, in 1852 ... click on title for more

Tacos Acorazados – A Portable Dish from Mexican Revolutionary Times

Tacos Acorazados – A Portable Dish from Mexican Revolutionary Times

November 20, 2020 marks 110 years since the onset of the Mexican Revolution War. Food and diet were influenced during these violent times; any dish that could be prepared and served from one pot (de la olla), or easily transported, became an asset when improvised cooking had to make use of whatever was available, and could get interrupted by hailing fire without notice.  Tacos acorazados hit the bill ... click on title for more