Like many of you, we started our year with the Women's March--in our case, at the United States Embassy in Mexico City. This delightful young man exemplified everyone's spirit of Read More
Nuestra Señora de Dolores (Our Lady of Sorrows) leads the procession. Hooded members of various Catholic cofradías (confraternities, or religious organizations founded in Europ… Read More
The truly wonderful Hotel Tajín. Our reservation was for one night, but the town of Papantla and the hotel were so delightful that we stretched it out to three nights! Read More
Did you know that vanilla--that leathery, wrinkled, don't-know-what-to-do-with-it, dark-brown bean in the back of your pantry, that bottle of extract in your cupboard, the ice cream that dri… Read More
On the way from coastal Casitas to Papantla--a drive of about an hour--you know we got hungry! And what better to have for brunch than roadside tacos, Veracruz style: on Read More
After leaving Puerto de Veracruz, our next stop was the town of Coatepec, high in the coffee-producing mountains of central Veracruz state. We stayed just outside the town, at Eco-Hotel Read More
On the malecón (pier) in the port of Veracruz. Mexican president Venustiano Carranza used this lighthouse building, built at the turn of the 20th century, as the Palacio Nacional (fed… Read More
This article originally published in Mexico Cooks! on January 21, 2017. Due to world political events beyond our control, very few people initially read it. Welcome us back today, just Read More
We Make America. Photo courtesy Debra Pearlman. Dear readers, the time between November 8, 2016 and today has taken a toll on our world, no matter where each of us Read More
Niños Dios: one Christ Child, many colors: ideal for Mexico's broad range of skin tones. Mercado Medellín, Colonia Roma, Mexico City. For about a month prior to Christmas each… Read More
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