Summer Fancy Food Show

 17-19 JUNE 2012 “The Summer Fancy Food Show is the largest specialty food and beverage show in North America.” I will be heading the Mexico pavilion running the kitchen, doing cooking demos, providing tastings, and educating visitors about various ingredients and regions.  For more information, click here.

Cactus Paddles or Nopales

It’s hard to think of Mexico without images of cactus plants. From landscapes to murals, to paintings, photos, plays, songs… and namely to the Mexican flag! Mexico’s coat of arms has an eagle eating a snake triumphantly standing on a cactus plant. As legend goes, that sign led the Aztecs to their promised land, Tenochtitlán.…