Acapulco  17th – 19th Centuries

Acapulco 17th – 19th Centuries

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the January 2018 Edition The galleon trade made its yearly run from the mid 16th century until the early 19th. The luxury items it brought to New Spain attracted the attention of English and Dutch...
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Aztec Corn Chowder

Aztec Corn Chowder

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the January 2018 Edition Ingredients – 3/4 cup dry yellow split peas – 2 14 1/2 – ounce cans reduced-sodium chicken broth – 1 cup water – 1 12 – ounce package frozen corn kernels...
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Criollos

Criollos

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the December 2017 Edition The Criollo is a term which, in modern times, has diverse meanings, but is most commonly associated with Latin Americans who are of full or near full Spanish descent, distinguishing them...
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Christmas Salted Cod

Christmas Salted Cod

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the December 2017 Edition Bacalao Navideño Ingredients – 1 pound dried salted cod – 1/2 cup olive oil – 1 white onion peeled, halved, thinly sliced – 4 cloves garlic finely chopped or pressed –...
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Marigold Mint Tea

Marigold Mint Tea

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the November 2017 Edition Ingredients – 10 cups water – 3 green tea bags – 2 star anise – 1 cup fresh mint leaves – 1 cup edible marigold – 1 cup sugar Directions Step...
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Dead Bread (Pan de Muertos)

Dead Bread (Pan de Muertos)

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the October 2017 Edition Ingredients – 1/4 cup margarine – 1/4 cup milk – 1/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast 1/2 teaspoon...
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Viceroyalty of New Spain  1521 – 1821

Viceroyalty of New Spain 1521 – 1821

By Manzanillo Sun Writer  from the September 2017 Edition Capital: Mexico City Languages : Spanish (official), French, Nahuatl, Mayan, Indigenous languages, Philippine languages Religion : Roman Catholicism Government :Viceroyalty New Spain (Spanish: Nueva Es...
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Mexican Bean Salad

Mexican Bean Salad

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the September 2017 Edition Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1...
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La Noche Triste

La Noche Triste

By Manzanillo Sun Writer From the August 2017 Edition La Noche Triste (“The Night of Sorrows”, literally “The Sad Night”) on June 30, 1520, was an important event during the Spanish conquest of Mexico, wherein Hernán Cortés and his i...
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Clericot

Clericot

By Manzanillo Sun Writer From the August 2017 Edition With orange liqueur, apples, melon and more, this sweet cock-tail is ridiculously fruity. Ingredients ½ orange, sliced ½ red apple, sliced ½ green apple, sliced 1 kiwi, chopped ½ cup grapes ½...
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