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What to eat to Celebrate Mexican Independence Posted by on Sep 17, 2020

September is a very colorful month in Mexico! Everywhere you go, the Mexican flag is displayed proudly to commemorate our independence from Spain. This year, we celebrate 212 years of independencia; if you want to know more about the fight for independence and the celebrations, you can read this post I wrote. In this post, I…

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The Lacandon Jungle in Mexico Posted by on Jul 30, 2020

When you think of Mexico, you might picture a desert with cacti or beautiful blue beaches with a cocktail at hand. Something most people don’t visualize is the jungle, but Mexico houses the largest rainforest in North America. In this post, I want to explore the Selva Lacandona and some of the animals and plants…

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Tongue Twisters to Practice Spanish Posted by on Jul 16, 2020

Tongue twisters are a great way to practice your pronunciation or pronunciación. These push your tongue or lengua to move in ways it might not be used to thus making certain sounds easier. In this post, I want to cover a few trabalenguas or tongue twisters that can help you improve pronunciation. The sad tigers When I think…

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It’s Barbecue Weather – Tips from Mexico Posted by on Jun 25, 2020

Summer is here and for many of those, this means we can eat outside enjoying el clima cálido and nuestros jardines. In this post, I want to explore barbecue related vocabulary and give you some consejos on how to make your cook out más Mexicano! El Norte I grew up in the Texas-Mexico border and carne asada or barbecue…

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Forbes Most Powerful Women in Mexico Posted by on Jun 18, 2020

Forbes magazine recently released its list of Las 100 Mujeres Poderosas de México 2020 or the 100 most powerful women of Mexico. The women on thee list come from a variety of industrias or industries and their contributions are varied. In this post, I want to explore some of the women on the list. Yalitza Aparicio Yalitza…

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Cooking in Lockdown: Enchiladas Posted by on May 28, 2020

Last September, I purchased some delicious chiles poblanos to make Chile en Nogada. I had a few leftover that I have been safeguarding ever since waiting for the right recipe. My abuelita had the answer to this: enchiladas! La receta Enchiladas are a very versatile dish in Mexico. You can have so many variations of this dish…

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Cooking in Lockdown: Banana Bread Posted by on May 21, 2020

The recent COVID-19 crisis has brought out the cook or cocinero in most of us. There are so many people sharing recetas or recipes online as well as some very funny fracasos or fails in the kitchen. I am not much of a baker, but a recent accumulation of plátanos or bananas motivated me to make banana muffins…

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