In search for a cocktail recipe (preferably with Tequila) to celebrate a Covid inspired birthday/anniversary I came across this book of which upon opening it I assumed it would mostly be a collection of cocktail recipes. Little did I know that Ms. Ivy Mix was about to take me on a journey through all of Mexico, the Caribbean and South America on the history and culture of the makings of Tequila, Mezcal, rum, cachacas, pisco and many other Latin-based spirits derived from agave, sugarcane and grapes. If you love exploring the world of cocktail mixology, this book will open your eyes to new spirits less known in the US yet worthy of your taste buds.
I have two timeshares that I try to use when possible, one with Marriot and the other in Mexico. For my trip to Mexico, I made an exchange and stayed at the VIDA Resort. This resort is a bit over the top, as they are….
During my stay in Puerta Vallarta, I took another day tour to visit two bohemian villages that still remain authentic, although changing a bit, as tourism becomes their primary economic base. As always, it annoys me when these tour companies make unnecessary stops at…
During my stay in Puerto Vallarta in Mexico during the epiphany week, I was able to partake in their traditional Rosca de Reyes (the classic King’s Cake) celebration. It’s interesting to see the different ways that….
Come January 2020 I decided that besides getting a break from the cold and what has been a stressful six-month work schedule, I needed time to reflect on the planning of this blog. I committed to staying put in one place and….