Capirotada -Traditional Mexican Easter Bread Pudding

By Hannah Hoskins on the April 2020 Edition Layers of bread, spiced sugar syrup, raisins, and almonds are baked together in this Mexican capirotada, which is traditionally served on Good Friday. Ingredients ✓ 1 1/4 cups dark brown sugar ✓ 1 1/4 cups water ✓ 2 cinnamon sticks ✓ 4 1/2 cups French bread, cubed ✓ […]

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Calavera – Día de los Muertos

By Path to Citizenship Series on the November 2019 Edition In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Jose Guadalupe Posada began creating engraving and etchings to illustrate the newspapers of the day called broadsheets. His prints of skeletons doing everyday jobs are still called Calaveras today. Posada was the first to sketch the skeletons wearing […]

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EIight Myths Regarding Spaying and Neutering

By Friends of Mexican Animal Welfare on the November 2019 Edition When it comes to spaying and neutering (fixing), misunderstandings abound. This is particularly true to the Mexican culture. Owners worry that ‘fixing’ their pet may cause undesirable side-effects. Nothing could be further from the truth! Here are a few of the most common misconceptions…. My female […]

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