In Mexican, food is la comida. Tonga una comida marvillosa! (Have a nice meal!) In the picture below , there are some tamales and what they are made from. Tamales are a kind of steamed corn dumpling with meat and corn husks. Mole Pablano is one of Mexico's famous dishes.
is a huge variety of food grown in Mexico.
The main crop of the country is corn. Tortillas have corn in them so they
are eaten with every meal. Even
though beans aren’t made of corn, they are still eaten at every meal.
are parties in Mexico. What would a
fiesta be like? There is normally a piñata filled with candy and treats. The piñata
is a paper mache figure filled treats that children hit with a stick
and when it breaks they scramble for the goodies. Special Fiestas that are for
Christmas start on December 16th and end on December 24th.
The nine days represent the nine inns that Joseph and Mary went to in
search for lodging. At this special
event, there are singers singing traditional songs and tunes. These fiestas
sound very eventful and full of fun!
are some similar and some different traditions between the United States and
Mexico. In the United States families have parties in honor of holidays and
special events, like birthdays. Also corn is a major crop in both countries.
However, one major difference in parts of Mexico the men stay home, cook
and watch the children while the women work.