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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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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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Recipe: Day of the Dead Bread Posted by on Nov 1, 2019

One of my favorite things about this time of the year is the availability of pan de muerto or Day of the Dead bread. In Mexico, people have their selected panaderias or bakeries where they regularly get their pan de muerto. Last year, a friend of mine invited me to her house to bake the bread together, and, while it…

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Nos encanta la comida mexicana! (We love Mexican food!) Posted by on Oct 23, 2019

¡Nos encanta la comida mexicana! (We love Mexican food!). One of the best parts about living in Mexico is getting to eat all the delicious food here. I couldn’t believe it last year when I read the news that Taco Bell had won the “Best Mexican Restaurant” in the US in a poll. Now don’t…

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11 Tasty Posts About Food in Spanish Posted by on Oct 21, 2019

When you’re learning a language to travel, one of the most important topics is definitely la comida (the food). You need to eat to survive, and you need to learn the local language to understand the menu and order. Don’t be that gringo who ends up eating at McDonald’s every day because you’re too scared…

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Mexico and its Cheeses Posted by on Aug 22, 2019

When we think of cheese, our minds usually think of France, the Netherlands and Italy (to name a few), but much less to Mexico. However, Mexico boasts of some delicious cheese that complement Mexican cuisine quite well. In this post, I would like to explore the queso tradition in Mexico with four of its varieties: queso Oaxaca…

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La Cultura Mexicana (Mexican Culture) Posted by on Apr 26, 2019

La Cultura Mexicana (Mexican Culture)

It’s no secret that me encanta México (I love Mexico). I’ve been living there on and off for the last two years now, and I’m about to go back for round three in a few days. Whenever people ask me why I love living in Mexico so much, I always mention la cultura Mexicana (Mexican…

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