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Rancho San Lucas explores culinary experiences featured during Mes Patrio in México as an excellent option for visitors looking to experience authentic Mexican delicacies. Many people travel to Mexico to enjoy the beautiful beaches and tropical weather, but it is also a trendy destination for people looking for unique cultural and dining experiences. September is a very popular month for those focused on experiencing authentic Mexican culinary delights, according to many Rancho San Lucas members and guests.

September is an important month in México; it is called Mes Patrio, which means heritage month. September 16th is a well-known day in Modern Mexican history as it is the day Mexicans throughout the country celebrate Independence Day. Political leaders, heads of companies, and business owners come together to help lead the ceremony for the Grito de Independencia, the cry for Independence across the municipalities and at parties across the country.

Many parties and festivals take place across the country to honor this day at schools and in plazas and city centers all over the country. For visitors to Los Cabos, this can be an enjoyable time of the year to celebrate with the locals. It is also an excellent opportunity to sample some of the most popular and famous Mexican culinary creations, according to many Rancho San Lucas members and guests.

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Rancho San Lucas Explores Culinary Experiences Featured During Mes Patrio in México

One of the favorite local dishes in Mexico is Pozole. Pozole is a hearty soup, and hominy is one of the stars of this soup or almost a stew that is served with bread, tortillas, or tostadas on the side. There are several styles, but as the flag is white, red, and green, these are the three main types, depending on the base for the stock.

Chicken, pork, or sometimes turkey can be the meat used in pozole; however, pork is generally the most popular. The pork stew with hominy and spices is then seasoned to taste with cabbage, radish, lime juice, and oregano. Enjoying a good pozole is a great way to sample one of the most popular culinary creations of México. Rancho San Lucas explores culinary experiences their guests and members enjoy throughout the year.

Rancho San Lucas Explores Culinary Experiences Featured During Mes Patrio in México

 

When most people think of authentic Mexican food, tamales are always at the top of the list. A true favorite and one with so many variations that visitors can try a different type each day during their vacation. Depending on the part of the country you are in, the casings for these delicious creations may be either cornhusk or banana leaves.

First, a “massa” or dough is created with seasonings, cornmeal, flour, or a combination of the two. Then stewed meat and vegetables are placed inside the dough. Tamales can be beef and potatoes, chicken and olives, or even sweet like cinnamon, apples, and raisins. Sweet corn is another ingredient used in many variations.

The mix is either rolled into a fist shape, wrapped in the casing, or flattened and folded into a casing, depending on the region. The tamales are then steamed in batches until the dough is soft and the flavors come together. While these are enjoyed all year round, in September, tamales are found everywhere for heritage month.

Visitors Rancho San Lucas are always looking for fresh tacos and tortas. These are common all year round and favorites for lunch by locals and visitors alike. They are Mexican creations and are served at many restaurants and festivals throughout September. Tacos and Tortas (sandwiches) can also come in many different varieties.

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Rancho San Lucas Explores Culinary Experiences Featured During Mes Patrio in México

 

Fish, shrimp, chicken, and pastor are mainstays, but the simple traditions are the most popular in September. Tacos de tinga, a chicken in tomato broth, or beef and potato, are the most popular. Tortas are also common, for carnitas or cochinita, pork, which is flavored with spices and slow-cooked and then served with lettuce, red onion, and of course, salsa on a nice freshly baked roll.

There are also dozens of sweet treats to enjoy from donas (donuts), churros, sweet tamales, and a wide variety of pastries. Visitors can also choose raspados, flavored, icy drinks, or other sweet drinks like Jamaica, horchata, tamarind water, and much more. Aside from street fairs and markets, many popular restaurants observe the traditions and embrace the culture and heritage of México to create their take on the favorites. Rancho San Lucas member reviews confirm that exploring the culinary experiences of México is one of the highlights of visiting this beautiful country.

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