How Are You Celebrating Cinco de Mayo?

Published On May 5, 2017 | By Carrie Buchanan |

Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican tradition celebrated around the world, likely because of it’s party atmosphere. Time for fiesta!

But what exactly is this day about?  What EXACTLY are we celebrating?

In Mexico, the 5th of May is a day to remember the day the Mexican army were victorious over the French during the Puebla battle that happened on May 5, 1862.

To celebrate, the Mexican people turned it into an all day party.

Today, this big fiesta has become very popular all over the world and has spread to many countries as a way to celebrate Mexican culture.

How can you participate?  Lots of ways!  One website has a full list of recipes that are quick and easy to make to throw the best Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in your neighbourhood.

Try these recipes for Lime Slush, Bean and Chicken Tostada Cups, Baked Tortilla Chicken, Mexican Chocolate Cookies with marshmallow frosting (yum).

Click HERE for more!

 

 

 

 

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