Mexican Presidents: Benito Juárez

Black and white photo of Mexican President, Benito Juárez.Benito Juárez, or Benito Pablo Juárez García was a Mexican lawyer and politician from Oaxaca, Mexico, who served as the president of Mexico from 1858-1872. Many know of him because he was responsible for helping to overthrow the Second Mexican Empire and restore the Republic, as well as using liberal measures to modernize Mexico. Others remember Juárez for his passion for the native people of Mexico, and at 4 ft 6 inches, for being one of the shortest presidents in world history! [Read more…]

The Origins of Salsa Dancing

Casa Blanca Mexican RestaurantIt is widely accepted that Salsa dance began as a blend of a few different dances from various backgrounds and cultures. Salsa dancing is an incredibly social dance that got its start in New York City in the 1930s. [Read more…]

Delicious Mexican Wedding Cookie Recipe

Looking for a delicious light and nutty treat to enjoy anytime this summer? Traditional Mexican wedding cookies are perfect even when you aren’t getting married. The authentic Mexican wedding cookie is a traditional sweet treat served at Mexican weddings. In Mexican culture, foods rich in sugar are traditionally reserved for special occasions, such as weddings. Along with many other types of sweet, fruity, and nutty cakes, the Mexican wedding cookie is a similar recipe to the Russian teacake and a few other cookie recipes that originated in Europe. These authentic traditional Mexican wedding cookies are perfect for any occasion large or small.Delicious Mexican Wedding Cookie Recipe - Casa Blanca

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One of the Most Heartwarming Mexican Soup Recipes

No Mexican meal is truly complete without soup.

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Mexican Culture: What is Cinco de Mayo?

Every year at the start of May there is excitement in the air. [Read more…]

Mexican Culture: Celebrate the Mexican Holidays

Every part of the world has holidays that celebrate special moments in history. [Read more…]