Why Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is as American as apple pie and was likely started by Mexican-Americans in California, but why did they consider it important enough to celebrate it for the past 152 years? Was it because just fourteen years before the Battle of Puebla the Mexicans of Alta California had become Americans and wanted to… Continue reading Why Cinco de Mayo

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English Food Nouns Translated to Mexican (Baja Sur) Spanish

A few food and cooking names in both English and Mexican Spanish as used in Baja California Sur. Allspice = pimienta gorda Anise = anĂ­s Arrowroot = arrurruz Artichoke = alcachofa Baking Powder = polvo para hornear, Royal (brand name like Kleenex) Baking soda = bicarbonato de sodio Barley (pearl) = cebada perla Basil =… Continue reading English Food Nouns Translated to Mexican (Baja Sur) Spanish