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…]

The History of Mexican Sangria

Casa Blanca Mexican RestaurantMexican cuisine has some of the best alcoholic beverages. A night out south of the border can include tequila shots, a few margaritas, some incredible beers, and a whole lot more. Today, we will dive into one of the tastiest beverages, as we take in depth look into delicious and sweet Sangria. [Read more…]

The Day of the Dead and Mexican Sugar Skulls

The Day of the Dead in Mexico isn’t so much a religious holiday as it is a cultural holiday. The holiday and the sugar skull tradition serve to celebrate the lives of deceased relatives. [Read more…]

The History of Tacos

The taco is a staple of Mexican cuisine, so it might be surprising to learn that tacos don’t have a very long history. There is no exact history of where and when they came about. However, historian, Jeffrey M. Pilcher, professor of history at the University of Minnesota, has traveled around the world researching Mexican food. He has a few ideas about the history of tacos, and you may be surprised to read his conclusions.

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4 Great Health Benefits of Avocados

Close-up of a sliced avocadoDid you know? The first Hass avocado tree is still alive and producing fruit. Maybe if we ate more avocados, we would live longer and healthier lives, just like that tree! And while you may not sprout into an avocado tree simply be eating too much guacamole, it does mean you will be nourished inside and out from enjoying the health benefits of avocados. [Read more…]

How to Make Mexican Fried Ice Cream

Casa Blanca Mexican RestaurantOrdering fried ice cream at a restaurant is great, but it is nearly impossible to bring it home!  It may sound complicated, but Mexican fried ice cream is a tasty dessert that is also fun and simple to make at home. Follow these quick and delicious recipes for Mexican fried ice cream that you can enjoy right in your own casa!

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A Nacho Recipe to Make Your Heart “Melt”

Casa Blanca Mexican, MANachos are a delight; everyone loves the combination of chips, cheese, and more. It’s one of the easiest foods to make a corny joke (what do you call cheese that isn’t yours? Nacho cheese!), but people love them because of their incredible taste.

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Making the Perfect Mexican Mole Sauce

Have you ever tried Mole? This classic Mexican sauce is perfect for all occasions!

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5 Festive Cinco de Mayo Tequila Cocktails

Casa Blanca Mexican, Andover, North Andover, Haverhill, North Billerica, MAWith Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about how you will celebrate!

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How Do You Keep an Avocado Fresh?

Avocado lovers all know the struggles of cutting one in half! If you don’t eat it all now, you risk losing the rest of the fruit to an unappetizing brown mush! How do you keep an avocado fresh?

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