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BOOK ME FOR DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

Celebrate this most magical of Mexican holidays with a traditional menu of seasonal specialties. Designed to be served plated or family-style for parties of 8-20 guests. From $135/person

Bonus: If you wish, I am happy to share the history of Dia de Los Muertos and the meaning of the symbolic altar items, based on my research for my award-winning book, Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes.

INTERACTIVE: Add and "build your own altar" class, conducted by Rosa Rodriguez, local Mission artist. (+$20/person)

 

APPETIZER

Tortitas de Cempazuchitl en Caldito

(Marigold Patties in Tomato Broth)

Marigolds are the flowers traditionally strewn along the say to guide the returning spirits of the departed and are used in recipes special to this season

VEGETABLE COURSE

Pumpkin Mole

Mexican "Red" Rice

Frijoles de Olla

(Rancho Gordo beans, stewed for 24 hours in a clay pot, which adds a subtle but perceptible flavor)

Tortillas a Mano

 

MEAT COURSE

Chicken or Pork Tamales en Salsa Verde

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DESSERT

 Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Calebaza en Tacha

(Candied pumpkin)

Pan de Muertos

 Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from  Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes  by Andrea Lawson Gray and Adriana Almazan Lahl, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes by Andrea Lawson Gray and Adriana Almazan Lahl, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

 

Earlier Event: September 9
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