Mexican tamale called the zacahuil is three feet long

If you travel to the Huasteca in Mexico definitely have to try the tamales tamale, el zacahuil. As exotic as its name dish that will appeal to any palate immediately and essential in the kitchen all the housewives in the area. This food is not an ordinary tamal, on the contrary, is a tamale surprised...
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Pork Tinga Tostadas Recipe

Like many of Mexico’s most beloved dishes, the exact origin of the popular stew called tinga is subject to a debate as fiery as the chiles that go in it. Proud pueblanos insist tinga is theirs; others say its real roots are in Oaxaca. But after one taste you won’t really care about where it...
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Mexico Sends “Cantinflas” to the Oscars for Foreign Film Category

Mexico’s film academy has picked Cantinflas, a biopic about iconic comedian Mario Moreno, as its foreign-language Oscar submission. Starring Oscar Jaenada alongside Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos), the Sebastian del Amo-directed Cantinflas opened in the U.S. on Aug. 29 and it will bow in Mexico on Sept. 16. Should the film land an Oscar nomination, Cantinflas...
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Several Banderas Bay Restaurants Named Best by USA Today

Travelers will find it hard to find a truly bad dining experience along Mexico’s Pacific coast, since the view is usually superb and the fish fresh-caught. Figuring which eateries are the best comes down to degrees of goodness — a mix of ambience, quality of service, coldness of the beer, vantage point on the beach...
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Puerto Vallarta Celebrates the Life of Manuel Lepe

A series of events will take place this week to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of artist Manuel Lepe Macedo’s death. Lepe is considered a distinguished artist in Puerto Vallarta and his work continues to be recognized throughout the city. Manuel Lepe was born on April 17, 1936 in Puerto Vallarta and was an artist representative...
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Benicio del Toro, Emily Blunt Film “Resolution 6” in Mexico

Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro and British actress Emily Blunt filmed several scenes for the movie “Resolution 6” in the city of Nezahualcoyotl, one of the most violent in the central state of Mexico, the producer said. The film’s producer, Edward McDonnell, said that Mexican settings were chosen to “stamp the movie with scenic...
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Arroz con Pollo Recipe

Arroz con pollo (rice with chicken) is a traditional dish of Spain and Latin America, especially in Colombia, Cuba, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Panama, Peru and Puerto Rico. In the Dominican Republic it is called locrio de pollo, and Saint Martin where it is called lokri or locreo. There is some debate as to...
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Exhibition “Different Angles” in the Naval Museum of Puerto Vallarta

The Vallartense Institute of Culture and Alica University of Bahia de Banderas, presented the exhibition “Different Angles” in the Naval Museum of Puerto Vallarta. The exhibition was opened by the professor of the Visual Arts program, Mariscal Isela Hernandez, who is renowned for his work as a promoter of art in the city. He was...
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Chinaco; The Other Tequila

Many assume that tequila can only be made in the area surrounding the city of Tequila in Mexico. While this was the case for some time, eventually other regions in Mexico were added to the very short list of where tequila can be ‘officially’ made. Chinaco Tequila is one such example, were a quality tequila...
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Dengue Vaccine Could Be Approved in Mexico

For the past 20 years Sanofi Pastuer Pharmaceutical has been working on a Dengue vaccine, which showed a 56% effectiveness rate in a Phase III study. Sanofi Pasteur is the vaccines division of the multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi. Sanofi Pasteur is the largest company in the world devoted entirely to vaccines. News about the recent...
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Effective Hypertension Drug Hits Mexico, Not Available in USA

Boryung Pharmaceutical Company’s proprietary hypertension pill Kanarb finally made its way to Mexico, the first occasion to be sold in overseas market, in the company’s history. Boryung announced on August 28 that it has successfully shipped the first batch of the new drug Kanarb to Mexico after receiving approval from the Mexican Federal Commission for...
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Ibero-American Gov’ts agree in Mexico to fight obesity

Representatives of several Ibero-American governments agreed during a forum in Mexico to implement policies favoring exercise in order to halt the growing problem of obesity and overweight among their populations. Delegates from Mexico, Spain, Chile, Cuba, Uruguay, Guatemala and Belize taking part in the International Forum “Ponte al 100 sobre Balance Energetico” signed the “Declaration...
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