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    Day Of The Dead - what is it really about?

    Day Of The Dead - what is it really about?
    Today, the subject will be a tradition many people in the world have heard about or have experienced somehow (even James Bond was here to show in one of his movies this event, although rather modified for the screen!). I’m talking about the celebration of the DAY OF THE DEAD

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    IT’S A WRAP! (AND A BLANKET, A THROW, A RUG AND A WALL DECORATION…)

    IT’S A WRAP! (AND A BLANKET, A THROW, A RUG AND A WALL DECORATION…)

    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.

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    CHRISTMAS, THE POINSETTIA & MEXICO

    CHRISTMAS, THE POINSETTIA & MEXICO
    Holly, ivy and, of course, the Christmas tree, have been synonymous with Christmas here in Europe for centuries. But did you know that there’s a colourful and beautiful Mexican plant which, for many years, has been adorning homes here and in the US during the festive season, too?

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    Wahaca celebrates Day of the Dead in style

    Wahaca celebrates Day of the Dead in style

    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…

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