If you were to ask the average person in the street what they associated with Mexico, they would probably mention tequila, sombreros, cacti – and serapes.
Serapes are long, often brightly coloured blankets with fringes at the end, that come in various designs and colours, featuring large design patterns which would generally be created from traditional Aztec motifs.
As part of Ware’s Dickensian Night celebrations, we have a Mariachi band playing outside our High Street shop from 6pm-7pm and from 8pm-9pm.
If you’re enjoying our Day of the Dead celebrations at Casita Bonita in Ware, you might want to head to London’s Tobacco Dock next weekend for Wahaca’s Mexican themed festival. If you’re not aware of Wahaca and its founder, in 2005, Thomasina ‘Tommi’ Miers won BBC’s MasterChef competition, impressing the judges on the show with her bold, eccentric cooking style and influences from time spent in Mexico. Since then she’s gone on to make two…