Cinco de Mayo: Fiesta Fun

Cinco de Mayo is held annually on May 5th and is a time of celebration for Mexicans. This celebration is to commemorate the victory of the Mexican army over the French army during the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862. To celebrate this special day, the city of Puebla marks the occasion with parades and fiestas with more than 10,000 community members. Even though Cinco de Mayo is not a major holiday in Mexico, this day is more popular in the United States.

We have gathered some mouth-watering recipes for you to try during Cinco de Mayo and take part in the celebration, Vamos!!

When you think of Mexican food what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Street Tacos, that’s right!! Nothing beats street tacos with juicy and tender grilled chicken served in corn tortillas. Here is a quick and easy Grilled Chicken Street Tacos recipe!

Are you ready to salsa? A staple dish when it comes to Mexican food – the tangy and spicy taste of the salsa along with crunchy tortilla chips is a must! This recipe is all about having the best flavours from the freshness of the tomatoes to the spiciness of the jalapenos to make this salsa POP! Here is the recipe for the most delicious salsa!

If you’re looking for something fun to cook along with family and friends, Tamales are a good choice not only because they can be made with different fillings but also because they’re fun to eat! Try this Authentic Tamales recipe if you’ve never tried it before!

Of course, we can’t make dinner without thinking about dessert. We’ve got you! If you’re a mango fan, things are about to get exciting as the next recipe is Mangonada Sorbet! With a mix of sweet, tangy and spicy flavours, it will make your taste buds do the tango! Make sure to get your chamoy and Tajin to elevate this Mangonada Sorbet!

Last but not least, the famous Tres Leches Cake is a must! This light and airy sponge cake is made with three different milks to make it extra moist and tasty thus the name Tres Leches which means three milk in Spanish. Try it now!