Posts Tagged: food

Culinary Corner December 2021

Tamal and Posole Kits If you’re looking for a way to get a jumpstart on some of Mexico’s best Christmastime dishes to make from scratch at home, try the tamal or pozole kits from Masienda. Both corn-based dishes are labor-intensive, traditional meals made in Mexico and popular this time of year. Take some of the… Read more »

Culinary Corner November 2021

    Mexico’s Wild Mushrooms It may surprise you to know that Mexico is home to a wide variety of wild mushrooms. Since the days of the Mexica (Aztecs), mushrooms have been used for a wide variety of medicinal, religious, and culinary purposes. In the Sierra Norte in Oaxaca, there are over 2,500 species of… Read more »

Culinary Corner October 2021

  Google’s New Mexican Cuisine Website Google’s Arts & Culture department published a new interactive website, “Taste Mexico,” that includes thousands of photographs, illustrations, videos and articles to provide a comprehensive education on Mexican cuisine. Aside from France, Mexican food culture is the only one in the world to make it to the UNESCO list… Read more »

Culinary Corner September 2021

  Chiles en Nogada Considered by many as the national dish of Mexico, Chiles en Nogada is made in September throughout Mexico around the time of Mexican Independence Day (September 16th). It was created by nuns in Puebla in 1821, who presented the dish to the general of the Mexican Army, Agustín de Iturbide, after… Read more »

Culinary Corner April 2021

Tickets for Sale for Conchas y el Vino Nuevo The 21st edition of Ensenada’s Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo (Shellfish & New Wine Festival) will take place this year, but in a smaller more intimate format.  The festival will still feature a few days of educational seafood workshops, but the large shellfish… Read more »

Culinary Corner March 2021

Animalón by the Sea The latest restaurant endeavor from Chef Javier Plascencia is an exclusive and unique maritime experience in Cabo. Guests will enjoy the culinary delights of Chef Plascencia while cruising on one of the most exclusive boats in Los Cabos. Enjoy sunset views right in front of El Arco as you enjoy your… Read more »

Culinary Corner February 2021

Mexico Bans GMO Corn The Mexican government has officially banned Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) corn in order to protect native heirloom corns, bio-cultural wealth, farming communities, gastronomic heritage, and the health of Mexicans. The move also contributes to food security and sovereignty in Mexico. In addition to banning GMO corn grown in Mexico, the ban… Read more »

Culinary Corner September 2020

Baja Featured Again in Season 2 of “Taco Chronicles” Netflix’s popular “Taco Chronicles” show is back with a second season on September 15th. The season will once again feature tacos in Baja California, highlighting Ensenada and La Paz for tacos de pescado (fish tacos). Tijuana’s popular taqueria Tacos El Franc was highlighted in season 1…. Read more »

Tips for Eating Healthy on the Road in Baja

By Jesse Atkinson, Owner of Ensenada Massage and Ensenada Excursions Your body needs great nutrition to enjoy your Baja travel, and getting access to specific healthy foods in Baja is sometimes challenging. While recovering from cancer, I rebuilt a lifestyle around healthy food in Baja. Here are a few that may help you find your… Read more »

Culinary Corner August 2020

  2020 Valle de Guadalupe Vendimia Cancelled Provino, the Baja California wine association, has announced that the 2020 Valle de Guadalupe Fiestas de la Vendimia will be cancelled for 2020. This would have been the 30th year for the Fiestas de la Vendimia. Provino normally hosts the festivals larger events such as Muestra del Vino… Read more »