A Winter Stroll by the Tamazula River

A Winter Stroll by the Tamazula River

“Parque las Riberas”, is a recreational centre on the shores of the Tamazula river, close to the intersection with the Humaya river, in the Mexican state of Sinaloa; a wide trail runs along the shore, where people may enjoy a jog, walking their pets, or a bicycle ride … click on title for more

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The Legend behind Mexico’s Coat of Arms

The Legend behind Mexico’s Coat of Arms

The imagery that conforms the coat of arms emblazoned on the central white band of the Mexican flag is quite complex and unique; it is also called "El escudo nacional" ("The national shield") and it appears as a seal on official government documents, such as passports, and on the back of all Mexican coins; the theme of an eagle standing on a paddle cactus plant comes from the legend of the foundation of Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Mexica civilization … click on title for more

Superbowl Parties – Mexicans Like Them, Too!

Superbowl Parties – Mexicans Like Them, Too!

American football has been played in Mexico since the 1920s; over the decades, it has not only remained popular, but grown into one of the top sports, both played and followed nationwide. Not surprisingly, watching NFL games on TV is also a very social activity in Mexico, and for Superbowl Sunday, either a parrillada (BBQ) or a feast of carnitas y chicharrón (fried pork meat and rinds) is a must … click on title for more

Red Mole, Part 1 – The Recipe

Red Mole, Part 1 – The Recipe

From the many kinds of mōlli (simply meaning "sauce", in Nahuatl language) that were ground in pre-Hispanic metates (stone grinders) to the Baroque recipes developed during colonial times in convents and homes around Puebla, Oaxaca and Mexico City, today’s mole rojo (red mole) is identified as a National dish in Mexico and recognized as the most representative mole around the world … click on title for more