Mexican Wedding Cookies. Polvorones de Nuez

Desserts

COLD weather + GREY Sky = It’s BAKING TIME

I know, one more blog posting Mexican Wedding Cookies, but… in Mexico these cookies are a classic (at least in my casa) and a great gift idea for the holidays.

If you wonder, Why Mexican Wedding Cookies? Honestly, I don’t know. I haven’t been in a Mexican wedding where they serve these yummy, delicious, melt in mouth cookies, besides, the common name in Mexico for these cookies is Polvorones
If you are in Mexico (lucky you) you can find polvorones / wedding cookies in many Panaderias (bakery store) or coffee shops.

I don’t know about the story behind the name, but would be nice if somebody can telling me, Why weeding cookies? What’s the story behind the name? If you know, please let me know!

Mexican Weeding Cookies - Polvorones

Avocado Toast with Spinach and Salsa Guisada

Mexican Contemporary

In the past month, I’ve been on the run and most of the time I didn’t have too much time to prepare a big lunch. and I’m sure this had happended to you, so next time, you are on the go (like me) this avocado toast may come in hand any day of the week

Addictive and healthy avocado toast, it’s tasty,simple but rich in flavour.
Avocado Toast works perfectly for breakfast, lunch and as snack and it’s kids friendly.

Avocado-spinach-Salsa-Toast


Avocado Toast with Spinach and Salsa Guisada
Makes: 2 Portions
Prep Time: 10 min

Con el antojo de un Clásico Caldillo Durangueño

Mexican traditional

Con el antojo de un Clásico Caldillo Durangueño | Craving for a Classic Caldillo durangueño
Recipe Here:
http://www.tortilladigital.com/v3/recetas/item/receta-caldillo-durangueno-clasico

Let me show you my beautiful country, México

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No olvidemos lo bonito de México. No olvidemos que entre tanta impunidad y desgracia que pasa en nuestro país – en mi país, también hay cosas bellas e increíbles del cual nos debemos sentir orgullosos como Mexicanos.
Déjame mostrarte algo de lo mejor de México.

Do not forget the beauty of México, do not forget that among such impunity and unfortunately that happens in our country – in my country, there are also beautiful and amazing things of which we should be proud as Mexican.
Let me show you some of the best in México.

#Mexico #Mexicolindoyquerido #Mexicanproud

Video taken from: http://vivamexico.aiesec.org.mx/

¡Viva Mexico!

Oaxaca and Montreal | 8 Under the Radar Foodie Cities

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I couldn’t be happier when I saw this article from huffingtonpost blog Oaxaca, Mexico and Montreal, Quebec are on the 8 under the radas foodie cities list.

Oaxaca (English /wəˈhɑːkə/ wə-hah-kəSpanish: [waˈxaka]) is one of my favourite spots in Mexico and Montreal is the city where I currently live.

Oaxaca, is a charming city full of colours, traditions, with a rustic and contemporary feeling, while the food is crazy traditional with a strong character, very suitable for every paladar, you will love it.
Curious about mezcal? Well let me tell you Oaxaca is the mezcal Meca, you will find a very extensive variety of Mezcal and I am sure you will enjoy it. So If you have the change to go to Mexico and want check the “Real México” check out Oaxaca.

On the other side Montreal, my home for now. Here we have an enormous amount of diversity, people from all over the world, a multicultural city where you can taste and experience awesome food from everywhere, and some extraordinary crazy infusions. The french city of Montreal has a lot to offer, not just food wise, the vibe in the city is unique, come and enjoy montreal with an aromatic coffee and a buttery croissant or a classic Montreal bagel with smoked salmon
*ps:  Don’t forget try one of the most popular dish in Quebec the “traditional Poutine”

Link here: 8 Under-the-Radar Foodie Cities | U.S. News Travel.


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VIVA MEXICO! VIVA MEXICAN FOOD!

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Today, September 16th is the Mexican Independence day.
And September 15th is Known by Mexicans as “El grito” which means “the shout”.

Why “El Grito”?

Miguel Hildalgo y Costilla, was one of the promoters of the independence of Mexico. Who was the priest of a Catholic church in the town of Dolores. The September 15, 1810 Miguel Hidalgo gave the bells as a call to the start of the independence of Mexico from Spain.
On September 16 Miguel Hidalgo gave a speech Known as “Grito de Dolores” or “Cry of Dolores”, where he told and encourage the population to fight for Independence of Mexico by shouting “Viva Mexico”, “long live Mexico”, and “Viva la Independencia “,” long live independence “.

How Mexicans celebrate Independence day?

The celebration is during the month of September, “the month of the Fatherland.” Schools organize festivals, the Streets are adorned with Mexican flags, red, white and green lights, representing the colours of the Mexican flag.

September 15th Mexicans celebrate by eating traditional Mexican dishes “Antojitos” (little cravings), dancing to our traditional music, delighting a good tequila, wearing traditional costumes, whistles and horns are a must. Mexicans gather in the main squares waiting to give “El grito” at 12 pm.  (In These days, some cities have some kind of show or concert before or after giving El grito)

September 16th is a patriotic holiday in Mexico, schools and business are close, so Mexican families gather to keep celebrating with Traditional Mexican food, traditional drinks, playing Mariachi, enjoying and celebrating being Mexican. Because as I like to say, being Mexican is not just a nationality is a lifestyle! 

Viva Mexico!!
Viva Mexican Food!!

Have a fantastic day and let’s celebrate be Mexicans with a lot of Mexican Food

Mexican Flag (Mexico City)

Mexican Flag (Mexico City)