Happy 5 de Mayo! 5 de Mayo is on Mexico's holiday calendar but it is not celebrated as in the US and it is not Mexico's independence day. On May 5th we commemorate the victory of the Battle of Puebla of Mexico's army over the French forces of Napoleon the III. 5 de Mayo is just like president's day or any other holiday in the US, it's a holiday but not a huge celebration with margaritas. We do celebrate big on September 16 with the "grito" our independence day, and on tha
Believe it or not my hometown in Mexico has a Lebanese community and I grow up eating Lebanese food and miss it so much! Here in the US, or at least in Nashville, I have found middle eastern food but not the kind I was used to growing up!
I believe healthy eating is also eating with joy and pleasure (on a healthy way not binge / junk eating) and there is no better way to enjoy food by bringing back memories, while cooking with some real food.
I bake my kibbeh, putting it