La Noche Triste

La Noche Triste

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 invading army of Spanish conquistadors and...
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Clericot

Clericot

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 cup strawberries, chopped ½...
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Surf in Manzanillo

Surf in Manzanillo

By Sarah Vafaei and the Santiago Local Surf and SUP School team from the August 2017 Edition One of Manzanillo’s best kept secrets is the amazing surfing locations along with the surfing community that surrounds the city. The local surfers are...
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Cuauhtémoc

Cuauhtémoc

From the June 2017 Edition Cuauhtémoc, also known as Cuauhtemotzin, Guatimozin or Guatemoc; c. 1495) was the Aztec ruler (tlatoani) of Tenochtitlan from 1520 to 1521, making him the last Aztec Emperor. The name Cuauhtemōc means “one who has descended.....
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Mancha Manteles (Means to stain the tablecloth)

Mancha Manteles (Means to stain the tablecloth)

From the June 2017 Edition A stew of assorted meat, chili peppers, vegetables, and fruits Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients For mancha manteles 1 1/2 pounds tomatoes 1 1/2 medium white onions, peeled and quartered 1 medium sweet potato...
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The Saga of One-Eye and the Two Blonds

The Saga of One-Eye and the Two Blonds

By Kirby Vickery from the May 2017 Edition We are on our way back to Manzanillo. We pulled into Hermosillo this afternoon for an early break to the travels. Ewa’s green Explorer was the vehicle of choice for this journey...
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The Conquest of the Aztecs (1521)

The Conquest of the Aztecs (1521)

From the May 2017 Edition The Spanish conquest of the Aztecs in 1521, led by Hernán Cortés, was a landmark victory for the European settlers. Fol- lowing the Spanish arrival in Mexico, a huge battle erupted be- tween the army...
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Sopa de Flor de Calabaza

Sopa de Flor de Calabaza

From the May 2017 Edition Mexican cuisine includes the use of the delicate flor de calabaza (also known as squash blossoms or pumpkin flowers). These flowers are used in a variety of ways, such as in quesadillas, empanadas, and soups....
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Mexico’s Green Angels

Mexico’s Green Angels

From the May 2017 Edition Little-known information about Mexico’s fleet of road-side assistants. they’ve been in service for more than 50 years the group started out as military personnel from the 201 squadron that took care of the president they...
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New Spain (Mexico’s name during the colonial period)

New Spain (Mexico’s name during the colonial period)

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the April 2017 Edition New Spain (Spanish: Nueva España) was a colonial territory of the Spanish Empire, in the New World north of the Isthmus of Panama. It was established following the Spanish conquest of...
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