Understanding canela, or Mexican cinnamon

Mexico Life Mexican cinnamon’s subtle heat and warm flavor add complexity and richness to a variety of dishes. Understanding canela, or Mexican cinnamon With whiffs of vanilla, honey and florals, it’s perfect for sweet or savory dishes   Published on Saturday, October 16, 2021         85SHARES If you’ve noticed that the cinnamon here in Mexico tastes different than what you’re used to in Canada or the United  States, you would be correct. Canela (Mexican or Ceylon cinnamon) Read More …

Mexico City police department has its first openly gay commander

News Javier Berain has 800 officers under his command. Mexico City police department has its first openly gay commander ‘I’m honored to be in charge in an institution that used to oppress us’ Published on Monday, December 21, 2020 Mexico City got its first openly gay commanding officer after Javier Berain took office earlier this month as the police department’s new general director of transit policing. Berain has 800 officers under his command. Berain told the newspaper Milenio that it Read More …

Brighten your holiday with Mexico’s ever-popular ponche navideño

Ponche navideño is Mexico’s version of holiday punch. Brighten your holiday with Mexico’s ever-popular ponche navideño This mulled beverage is a winner no matter how you make it Holidays are always a good time to add something new and festive to the table, don’t you think? In Mexico, the winter holidays stretch from December 12, the Festival of the Virgin of Guadalupe, to the Day of the Magi on January 6. I’ve lived in neighborhoods where posadas moved from house Read More …

SURVEY RANKS PUERTO VALLARTA AS THE BEST LEISURE DESTINATION

December 25, 2020 •Vallarta Daily News •Puerto Vallarta News, Spotlight SURVEY RANKS PUERTO VALLARTA AS THE BEST LEISURE DESTINATION According to a Global Traveler survey, carried out by the magazine and site specialized in tourism, it announced that Puerto Vallarta was named the Best Leisure Destination in Mexico. According to the most recent survey made by the readers of the site, it is based on the destination’s offer for the whole family, its extensive hotel catalog for all segments and Read More …

Annual pilgrimage has ancient pre-Hispanic and Catholic roots

Mexico Life Mexico City’s Pilgrimage of the Concheros has roots dating to the Conquest. Annual pilgrimage has ancient pre-Hispanic and Catholic roots Thousands of musicians and dancers gather every November in Tlatelolco, Mexico City By Joseph Sorrentino Published on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Every second Sunday in November, Tlatelolco’s Plaza de Tres Culturas in Mexico City fills with the smell of incense, the pounding of drums and singing as thousands of concheros from across central Mexico gather for their pilgrimage Read More …

REMAX Mexico and REMAX Puerto Vallarta

Hi to all, I wish to share with everyone a great charity that REMAX Mexico is contributing to, during this interesting time to create a benefit for our entire country. They have offered to donate 20 Pesos for each kilometer for each agent or broker that runs a continuous 5 km or 10 km run, toward “Por un Hogar”, a national charity in Mexico. They are also offering donations, for persons that bicycle 20 km or persons that ride their Read More …

Beautiful Mascota, between Guadalajara and PV, awes and enraptures

Mascota’s history goes back well before the Spanish arrived in the Americas. Beautiful Mascota, between Guadalajara and PV, awes and enraptures Guachinango and La Campana are two delightful spots to visit along the way Published on Friday, October 23, 2020 Mascota, Jalisco, is a charming little town located three-fourths of the way between Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta as the cuervo flies, with a history that goes back countless centuries, long before the Spaniards arrived. Twenty years ago, guide books like Read More …

LITTEN BRØD: A DANISH BAKERY IN PUERTO VALLARTA

LITTEN BRØD: A DANISH BAKERY IN PUERTO VALLARTA Jorge Chávez Founded by Brian Bielenberg and Jupy Monarrez, Litten Brød is a Danish artisan bakery that opened its doors in February 2020 in the Puerto Vallarta’s dynamic Romantic Zone. Motivated by the opportunity to meet it, the Vallarta Lifestyles editorial staff visited this establishment to discover its concept and main specialties. “Litten Brød is born from a deep respect and love for the timeless traditions of baking authentic cakes, rustic sourdough Read More …

PRESENTING 12TH EDITION OF VALLARTA · NAYARIT GASTRONÓMICA

PRESENTING 12TH EDITION OF VALLARTA · NAYARIT GASTRONÓMICA Jorge Chávez Oct. 12, 2020 97 views The details of the 12th edition of Vallarta · Nayarit Gastronómica were recently announced, event that will take place from October 29th to 31st, 2020 with a hybrid (face-to-face/virtual) format. 27 prominent chefs and nine sommeliers/mixologist will be present at Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit. Six international chefs, as well as Michelin stars and Master Chefs will share their culinary knowledge in a virtually way. Read More …

Preparation is the key when cooking eggplant

Mexico Life The purplish-black, pear-shaped eggplant is the most common. Preparation is the key when cooking eggplant Like tomatoes, they’re a fruit belonging to the nightshade family Published on Monday, October 12, 2020 My first memories of eggplant are not good ones. Every Sunday, my mother would make the recipe from the New York Times Magazine for dinner. Whatever it was – cold cucumber soup comes to mind — it would be on our plates that evening. My siblings and Read More …