Sopa Tarasca – A Flavourful Ambassador for Mexican Cuisine

Sopa Tarasca – A Flavourful Ambassador for Mexican Cuisine

This soup amalgamates several truly Mexican ingredients (corn, beans, tomatoes and peppers) while adding the richness of herbs and dairy products, brought from Spain during colonial times … 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