Done right, beer-battered fish is light and crispy, and the fish inside is cooked through but still moist and tasty.
Stories about their origin vary, but one thread in common is that their existence came to light when Zapatista troops found them during the revolution.
The leaf blower was never designed to be a dust mop and thousands of well-meaning users are stirring up clouds of trouble.
What do expats miss? Topping the list miss are Miracle Whip, Cheez-Its, sweet pickle relish, peanut butter, horseradish, molasses and sharp cheddar cheese.
Lightly battered or not, stuffed with a mild cheese, they can be eaten as an appetizer; the delicate squash flavor also lends itself well to egg dishes.
Deep Mexican charm found in San Sebastián del Oeste, which feels as if it hasn’t changed much since the early 1900s.
This odd-looking vegetable is actually a fruit and an excellent source of vitamin C and antioxidants and a good source of fiber too.
Two initiatives have transformed the lives of senior citizens, the most recent being the inauguration of a new home.
The national park and biosphere reserve in Chiapas features strikingly beautiful lakes, 59 of them, according to tourism officials.
While mezcal aficionados advise sipping slowly to fully enjoy the beverage, it’s also a versatile base for a multitude of cocktails.
Where do Guadalajara’s tequila bats sleep? Explorers decide to investigate and discover Cold Dunk Cave, a river cave just 22 kilometers from the city.
One of the most confounding aspects about living in Mexico was adjusting to the growing seasons: summer here is not when things grow.
Mexico News Daily’s series on art in Mexico City has examined muralism and modernism. But there’s also captivating contemporary art on every corner.
There is much more to this canyon than high walls. The farther you go upriver, the more obvious it becomes that there is something magical about it.
Mexico produces about half of the world’s total crop of pecans and they’re harvested in October/November – coincidentally just in time for holiday baking.
The Instituto Cultural Cabañas is hosting an exhibition of Wixárika art on loan from places like Harvard University and the Museum of Natural History.
Festival takes place on the beach at the Sotovento Beach Club, with the beautiful bay of Zihuatanejo as a backdrop.
Bear in mind that you can’t just replace sugar with stevia in baking; whatever you’re making won’t have the same texture or browning.
The Yaquis were shipped from Sonora to San Blas, then forced to walk over 300 kilometers to San Marcos before being sold and shipped to Yucatán.
There are two places in Mexico that are year-round Christmas towns and for good reason: their economies are based on the production of Christmas ornaments.
The murals of Mexico City have become such an integral part of the city’s image it’s hard to imagine a time when they weren’t decorating so many buildings.
Flores de jamaica are hibiscus flowers, but not the big, colorful, decorative ones. This is a different variety, roselle hibiscus, or Jamaican sorrel.
They chose a fine forest, put in paths and transformed it into a zoo so beautiful that a walk through it would be delightful if you never saw an animal.
This is about restaurant etiquette – yours, not the waiter’s or anybody else’s. It’s about good manners and being considerate; basically, being a grown-up.
Maguey Melate’s club membership is a way to taste unique, small-batch mezcal, and gain a deeper understanding about the people making it.