Three Kings Day or Dia de Reyes in Mexico means that children receive gifts from the Reyes Magos (Magi) instead of Santa.

Three Kings Day (Dia de Reyes)

Today is the last day of Christmas. Also known as the feast of the Epiphany, Three Kings Day or Dia de Reyes. In Mexico, as I had mentioned before, this means that children receive gifts from the Reyes Magos (Magi) instead of Santa. Traditionally…

The Beauty of Mexico

I can't seem to find the right words or pictures to share. I want to show you the beauty of Mexico, but I'm not talking about the beautiful Mexican resorts, beach or even the natural resources of Oaxaca. I'm talking about the raw beauty of…
Mexican Christmas traditions are rich, varied, and full of symbolisms. They are passed on from generation to generation.

Mexican Christmas Traditions

One of the greatest things about Christmas is tradition, making new ones and reliving old ones. Traditions are a simple way of transmitting our values and our culture, making us part of history, thus becoming the glue between the past and…
The best sangrita recipe is spicy, sweet, and savory. It is the best chaser to any tequila. A vegan recipe.
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The Best Sangrita Recipe

I love tequila!! I really do, and I hate the negative reputation is has in this country. I've been drinking tequila since I was 15 yrs old, with adult supervision of course. My parents decided it was best to teach me how to drink tequila properly,…
To be a good cook, is cooking without recipes necessary? Do chefs use recipes? How can I learn to cook without them.

Cooking without Recipes

I think all us have that one friend who's cooking is so good, they know it, you know it, and they just make it look so easy, but when you ask them  for the recipe they reply, almost smirkingly, "Oh I don't use recipes, good cooks don't need…
chile de arbol salsa
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Chile de Arbol Salsa

         I'm beginning to think maybe I should call this a Mexican food blog. It's my last couple of days in Mexico and I'm sad to leave, but sooo looking forward to Cali. Everytime I come home I try to eat a little bit of everything,…