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What is Guelaguetza?

What is Guelaguetza?

Guelaguetza is the stunning festival celebrated each year in Oaxaca, Mexico, with music, dance, food and drink from this region. The event returns to the Garden Oct. 7-8. Discover some of the sights, sounds and tastes of Guelaguetza if you are a first-time visitor or...
Traditional Colombian Breakfast Recipe

Traditional Colombian Breakfast Recipe

Born and raised in Bogota, Colombia, Angelica Urrego arrived to the United States in 2016 without the expectation of staying. Ange, as she prefers to be called, started casual home gatherings to share her food and culture with her friends in Phoenix without knowing...
Maya’s Jambalaya Recipe

Maya’s Jambalaya Recipe

Serves six people. Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons Maya’s Cajun Kitchen Seasoning* or any creole seasoning 1/4 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper (optional) 1 Teaspoon Paprika 1/2 Yellow Onion 2 Celery Stalks 1 Green Bell Pepper 3 Garlic Cloves 1 Teaspoon Thyme 2 Bay Leaves 2 Cups of...
Spiked Prickly Pear Lemonade Recipe

Spiked Prickly Pear Lemonade Recipe

Celebrate National Cactus Day with a refreshing drink courtesy of the Garden’s beverage department. Prickly pear fruit is edible and comes from cactus in the genus Opuntia. Try this delicious recipe for your summer gatherings or for a day by the pool.   1.5 oz vodka...
Bread Pudding French Toast Recipe

Bread Pudding French Toast Recipe

This spring, try a favorite dish from Gertrude’s Restaurant that will have everyone begging for seconds! The bread pudding french toast recipe from Gertrude’s is sweet, delicious and a great option for brunch at home.    Ingredients: Three to four cups of cubed white,...

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