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Fish, hibiscus and karaoke

I am astounded by the variety of Mexican beverages, their connections with certain holidays and the type of people who drink them. The beverages I associate with my childhood in Panamá are chicheme (a corn drink), saril (similar to a … Continue reading

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Love and coffee in 7-11

I love breakfast, or rather: the idea of it. Breakfast is the ideal meal where my happy childhood memories reside (along with my father’s spaghetti al ragù, which is what I wanted for my sixteenth birthday along with the Go-go’s … Continue reading

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Turkey Day

In Latin America many of our towns and cities are named after saints, we have fiestas patronales, and we celebrate our saint’s day. When I came to live in the United States I was surprised that Americans were getting ready … Continue reading

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New Walters exhibit explores the art of the ancient Americas

Show highlights the museum’s recent aquistion of dozens pieces from pre-Columbian cultures Dog Effigy Vessel from the Walters Art Museum exhibit Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift. David Stuart Gallelries [date and mode of acquisition … Continue reading

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10 Maya foods that changed the world’s eating habits

Join us as we thank the Maya for some of the most incredible foods that have moulded our cultures throughout the times. Here’s a list of 10 Maya foods that changed the world’s eating habits: The ancient Maya civilization — which ranged from the Yucatán Peninsula … Continue reading

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Talking about Mexican Gastronomy

by Carlos Dragonne and Elsie Mendez Talking about Mexican gastronomy is going back in time to learn about one of the most important cultural elements not only in Latin American history, but worldwide. With the recent recognition given by UNESCO … Continue reading

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COCOA AND ITS BEAUTIFUL LEGEND OF LOVE

Saint Valentine’s Day and some other celebrations,  is not something that interested me at all, instead of making ways to celebrate important, I always say I am Mother, Daughter, Girlfriend, Friend, and some more that probably I’, forgetting right now, … Continue reading

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