Earth Day 2020 – Climate Action

Earth Day 2020 – Climate Action

Climate change is now the biggest challenge to the future of humanity and the conditions that make our world habitable, hence the decision to choose CLIMATE ACTION as the theme for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Although this year’s Earth Day events are running digitally due to covid19, the pandemic has given us a chance to see in real time that fewer motorized vehicles on the streets, less pollution from factories, and less waste from superfluous consumerism, can clear the air and considerably reduce garbage in a matter of weeks, when there is a global effort involved … click on title for more

Green Rice – A Dish for Good Luck

Green Rice – A Dish for Good Luck

St. Patrick’s Day and the beginning of spring are fast approaching, so it is time for our mood to switch from blue to green! Last year, I experimented with naturally dyed green beer and an Irish/Mexican fusion dish of "Colcannon Quesadillas" for St. Patrick’s Day, and I think a nice side of Mexican green rice would be a great addition to the menu … click on title for more

Grageitas – Sweet Treats for St. Valentine’s Day

Grageitas – Sweet Treats for St. Valentine’s Day

I remember cookies as a sweet treat for St. Valentine’s; my mom and I would often bake heart shaped cookies, which I sometimes shared with my friends, and I loved receiving small sweet tokens from them, too. Grageitas (meaning “tiny tablets” or “little sprinkles”), are a classic Mexican confection of bite-size cookies topped with rainbow-coloured sprinkles … click on title for more