A Saturday in Guadalajara

A Saturday in Guadalajara

The rich and intricated history of Guadalajara explains why there are too many Art centres and museums, markets, monuments and interesting churches and landmarks to visit in a single day. However, I had the chance to see some highlights, guided by my niece and her husband, along with my sister and brother in-law … click on title for more

Street Food – Esquites

Street Food – Esquites

Two very popular street foods in Mexico are corn on the cob and esquites (from the Nahuatl form izquitl - roasted young corn.) In pre-Hispanic times, esquite was probably eaten with dry hot peppers and salt and, after the Spanish conquest, lime juice was added to the seasonings. Nowadays, it is very common to top esquites with mayonnaise, shredded cheese and a variety of spicy ingredients … click on title for more

A Magic Town – Mocorito

A Magic Town – Mocorito

"Pueblo mágico" - Magic Town, is a denomination granted by the Mexican Tourism Scretariat to recognize locations around the country with outstanding or unique features regarding their history, natural beauty, architecture, gastronomy or cultural heritage. The program started in 2001, and currently there are 121 magic towns. The state of Sinaloa has four: Cosalá, El Rosario, El Fuerte, and Mocorito. Mocorito has a rich history and flourishing cultural life, and is also home to the state's trademark spiced pork dish … click on title for more