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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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    Mexican Independence Day (not cinco de mayo)

    Mexican Independence Day (not cinco de mayo)

    16 September, 1810 holds a very special place in a Mexican’s heart. On this day in the small town of Dolores the “Grito de Dolores” (translated as “Cry of Dolores”) was given, marking the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence, a war that would rage fiercely for the next 11 years. In the year 1500, Spain conquered Mexico and named it New Spain, forcing many of the native Mexicans into slavery. 300 years later…

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