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History of Mexican gastronomy

Mexican cuisine is well known worldwide for its diverse tastes and colors, as well as the combination of different spices and unique ingredients, characteristic only for Mexico. Mexican cuisine is varied and in each Mexican state and region, the national cuisine has its own characteristics and preparations. But the culinary traditions of Mexico could not be completely understood without knowing its history ...
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Rice in traditional Mexican cuisine

Talking about rice in Mexican cuisine, the first image that usually comes to mind is the traditional red rice, with "mole poblano", served on a Talavera-style plate. Without any doubt, rice is the loyal companion of all "moles" (sauce) in Mexican cuisine. There is an infinity of dishes with rice in Mexican traditional cuisine with the three most popular rice colors (Mexican ...
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Sweet dessert – Mexican rice pudding – Arroz con leche

Mexican cuisine is famous for its meats and sauces, but traditional Mexican desserts are just as delicious. Try a piece of churro or a tablespoon of rice pudding and you will fall in love with authentic Mexican desserts. The typical sweets are part of the Mexican culinary wealth, and represent its culture in the world. Never overlook the dessert menu at a ...
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Best one day trips from Tijuana

Tijuana is one of the most peculiar cities around the world. This picturesque border city is located on the Pacific coast of the Baja California peninsula in the northwest of Mexico, Tijuana is a unique city on the border of two counties. The city is a part of the San Diego-Tijuana transborder urban agglomeration. This metropolitan area is the principal gateway between ...
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Do you need a passport to go to Mexico?

Mexico is one of the Latin American countries with rich culture, tradition, and history. Compared to other countries in Latin America, Mexico has the best tourism, and for many good reasons. It’s filled with panoramic beaches, excellent cuisine, and ancient historical landmarks, giving everyone more opportunities to unwind and enjoy. If you live in the United States, it will be easy for ...
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Mesmerizing Mexico: 7 things to do in Los Cabos

Los Cabos is on the southernmost part of the Baja California state in Mexico. It's one of the most popular destinations with beautiful beaches, luxury resorts, delicious restaurants, art scenes, and luxury resorts. Los Cabos consists of Cabo San Lucas and Jose del Cabo. Before traveling to Los Cabos, it's great to know the uniqueness that both towns have to offer. You ...
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How to plan your travel to Mexico

Travel to Mexico is something you must do at least once in your life. You will never forget Mexican sandy beaches, mysterious ancient ruins, colonial architecture, snowed volcanic peaks, nature reserves, and parks. Mexico is a mix of different cultures, traditions, rituals, and worldviews which makes the journey even more exciting. There are many places, archaeological sites, and nature's wonders that will ...
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4 facts about Santa Muerte or Mexican Halloween

If you've ever been to Mexico City in October, you may have noticed a lot of skeletons paraded by Mexican women and men. It may seem like the city is decorated with Halloween decor - but it's much more than that. These skeletons are far from being merely decorative elements or symbols designed to cater to the Halloween spirit. They are present ...
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What is Xoximilco tour like in Cancun?

Xoximilco is a park modeled after Mexico City's original boroughs Xochimilco. Xochimilco is part of the ancient area of Mexico City where there are canals. It has become one of those places where you can rent out boats known as trajinera and enjoy time going down the canals. Xoximilco is a theme park dedicated to the culture, tradition, music, and food of ...
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The most beautiful cenotes around Tulum

Riviera Maya is one of the most popular and touristic regions of Mexico. Here you can find the famous tourist centers such as Cancun, Tulum, and Playa del Carmen and also the diving paradise, the island of Cozumel is part of Quintana Roo. Tulum is an important pre-Columbian Mayan city that is only an hour and a half from Cancun and just ...
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