Just outside SMA, there’s a crew of dynamic winemakers reviving centuries-old traditions

It was August, the peak of the harvest season, and Taylor Goodall was driving me to Cava Garambullo (by appointment only). The small winery is 15 minutes north of San Miguel de Allende, where Goodall owns the five-bedroom Hotel Amparo (doubles from $180). Goodall’s friends, Branko Pjanic and Natalia López Mota, the husband-and-wife team More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, February 3rd, 2022
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Learn how to cook tamales

When I think of tamales, I immediately think of a restaurant called Flor de Lis in Mexico City. When I was little my parents used to take my sister and me several times a year just because we craved tamales, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, February 1st, 2022
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Famous chef Andy Baraghani’s spent an “Impromptu Long Weekend” in San Miguel de Allende

Andy Baraghani started his professional cooking career as a teenager at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California, and the acclaimed New York restaurant Estela. He then worked as a writer and test kitchen cook at Saveur More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, November 17th, 2021
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You Guac My World!

Guacamole, that yummy green dip enjoyed at every Super Bowl Sunday party, debuted sometime in the 14th century when the Aztecs discovered avocados tasted great when mashed in a stone bowl More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 12th, 2021
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Celaya Cajeta Festival 2021 kicks off Nov. 26

The Secretariat of Tourism of the state of Guanajuato informed that the fourth Festival of the Cajeta Celaya 2021 will be held.  What is Cajeta? The Cajeta de Celaya , also popularly More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, November 10th, 2021
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San Miguel de Allende could be home to Mexico’s next great Wine Scene

Just outside San Miguel de Allende, there’s a crew of dynamic winemakers reviving centuries-old traditions. It was August, the peak of the harvest season, and Taylor Goodall was driving me to Cava Garambullo (by More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
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Cajeta de Celaya, Guanajuato, a traditional sweet and Mexican historical element

The cajeta de Celaya, a traditional sweet that helped to achieve victory in the times of the Mexican Revolution Celaya, Guanajuato, (October 27, 2021).- The Cajeta from Celaya is part of the traditional More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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Beans play an important role in longevity, scientists say

A study lists the beneficial properties of a diet with legumes Mexico City, (October 16, 2021).- Diet has a direct impact on health and, therefore, longevity. Scientists believe that eating certain foods More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, October 12th, 2021
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Groundbreaking Environmental Culinary Experience Gains Following in Campeche, Mexico

At El Campanario, a quaint organic farm tucked away in the Yucatan’s least-visited state, a rare dining experience has begun to amaze locals, while also meeting the increasing demand for more genuinely authentic, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, October 3rd, 2021
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International Coffee Day 2021 is celebrated in Mexico

The day is used to create awareness about the history, benefits, and popularity of the much-loved beverage. The International Coffee Organisation (ICO), established in London in 1963, first declared the occasion More...