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Dia de la Candelaria – A celebration of corn

Dia de la Candelaria – A celebration of corn

Dia de la candelaria, or candlemas, marks the end of the Christmas celebrations in Mexico and we celebrate it with tamales. [...]

Fondas

Fondas

Fonda in Mexico refers to a small family restaurant where the owners do most of the work, cooking, waiting tables, cleaning, purchasing ingredients, etc. This kind of restaurant is very popular for comida corrida, a lunch [...]

Sweet Tamales

Sweet Tamales

Tamales were originally made only with corn masa but now they come in a big variety of flavors. This three sweet tamales were part of my tamalada and they were delicious. [...]

Traditional Mexican Food: A World Cultural Heritage

Traditional Mexican Food: A World Cultural Heritage

Traditional Mexican cuisine is a comprehensive cultural model comprising farming, ritual practices, age-old skills, culinary techniques and ancestral community customs and manners. [...]

Oaxaca Tamales

Oaxaca Tamales

In Mexico there are many kinds of tamales. Each state, region and even towns have their own version of tamales. Here's one wrapped in banana leaves. [...]

Tamalada (Tamal Party)

Tamalada (Tamal Party)

Tamales are an staple food in Mexico. I made 8 different kinds for this Foodbuzz event. [...]

New Year’s Feast

New Year’s Feast

Some traditional Mexican dishes to celebrate the New Year. [...]

34th Feria del Mole

34th Feria del Mole

My heart started to beat faster when I saw the first moles arranged beautifully in pottery bowls (the bowls where Mexican food should be cooked). There were so many kinds and so looked so delicious that [...]

Rompope

Rompope

Rompope and atole are very popular drinks during Christmas in Mexico. [...]

Chocolate Conchas

Chocolate Conchas

Conchas are one of the most popular pastries in Mexico. [...]