Click here to get these printable posters in Spanish and English in different sizes. 5 Curious Facts About Cinco de Mayo The Cinco de Mayo (5th of May) celebration commemorates the victory of the Mexican army over France in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It is a festivity from Mexico that in the United […]
Spanish teachers can discuss Cinco de Mayo history in class with this video. A PDF with questions about Cinco de Mayo is provided to go with the video.
An essential component of the celebrations of the Day of the Dead is the altar to welcome the souls of the departed. Learn the main elements and their meanings in this infographic NotiMex. I wanted to share this infographic because I noticed that every year the interest in the celebration of Día de los Muertos […]
What makes things complicated is that the names of many of the food either have another meaning, or sound like a word in English that really has nothing to do with them (false cognates). This guide is to help novice Mexican street foodies navigate through a market and order the food they want.
The Day of the Dead celebration isn’t a sad tradition. It’s actually a happy, festive time when you celebrate your ancestors! Have you noticed that year after year it has become more popular? Today there are countless items available related to the Day of the Dead celebration and here are some of the fun, goofy, […]
The traditional Mexican holiday of Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos has become more prominent in recent times. Why is there a celebration for death? Aren’t we supposed to be sad? Is the Day of the Dead related to Halloween? Why don’t they combine both holidays? What is the relation of the […]
Chances are, when you think of Mexican liquor, you think of tequila, and there’s nothing wrong with that. However, tequila is not the only liquor made is Mexico – there is also what is considered tequila’s brother- mezcal. Mezcal is made from the maguey plant, which is a form of agave. The reason mezcal is […]
If you think Mexican food has anything to do with the Tex-Mex and Mexican-American stuff you are used to- you are in for quite a delicious surprise. Mexico has some incredible, traditional dishes that have no relation to “Mexican” food in the US. Here are 10 foods you can’t leave Mexico without trying. 1. Tamales […]
If you’ve ever gone drinking with Mexicans, you’ve probably at least heard the term michelada. What exactly is it? A michelada is a traditional Mexican drink comparable to the Bloody Mary. The recipe changes a bit from region to region and due to person tastes, but the basic ingredients are: beer, tomato juice, lime and […]