The Flying Clay Pot from Jalisco

The Flying Clay Pot from Jalisco

"La cazuela voladora" (The Flying Clay Pot) is a bubbly preparation in which tequila and a variety of citrus flavours conflate, popular in all of the Mexican state of Jalisco. During my visit to the town of San Pedro Tlaquepaque, I saw a giant version of it at one of the local restaurants, and I decided to give it a try back home in Canada, in a more manageable size … click on title for more

End of 2019, End of a Decade?

End of 2019, End of a Decade?

It is true that, technically, the decade will not end until December 31 2020. However, within a popular context, the beginning of a new decade, century or millennium are associated with years ending in zeros (2020, 2000, etc.), and so this New Year's Eve will mark, as far as I am concerned, the end of the 2010s decade. During the 2010s, my daughters became responsible grown ups, I started my blog and, in particular during this year, I was back to my native Mexico in three occasions, some happy, one very sad, and had the chance to meet with relatives and friends that I had not seen in years … click on title for more