Molcajete Bubbling Meal
This is something everyone should try some day. A bubbling hot molcajete dish with arrachera, chorizo, fried cheese, avocado, onion and nopales in tomatillo sauce and cilantro. Serve with tortillas, a beer or a margarita!
New Church Announcement
They came by at 6am this morning, rockets and all. The procession wound through town, past all the other churches for a blessing, then returned to our street about 1pm. The new church in our neighborhood opened its doors today and this is the formal announcement, followed by the man with the black collection box. [...]
Virgen de Guadalupe
Last night was the 6th Novena for the Guadalupe in our neighborhood. Each day more people come and live music arrived on the fourth Novena. (Video below) Don’t let the peacefulness of it fool you or make you nostalgic for simpler times because once it got started, about 30 boys under 12 showed up. Half [...]
Festival of San Miguel
Pilgrimage of San Miguel to the Parroquia to be blessed for the upcoming town celebration - The Festival of San Miguel This Weekend’s Festivities: Midnight Friday: Procession of the estrellas to the Parroquia for las mañanitas 4 a.m Saturday: The Alborada and fireworks in the Jardin 2 p.m Saturday: Parade of los monos to the Jardin [...]
Lorenzo Family Retablos
This weekend we’ll be meeting up with the Lorenzo family of Guerrero to pick up a new collection of their wonderful folk art retablos. Here’s a few photos from our last trip there. The new pieces will be on our retablo page of our store, ready for pre- order by next Tuesday. Their designs reflect [...]
Every June in San Miguel de Allende, they celebrate the feast day of San Antonio de Padua with first, Rockets beginning at about 4am, followed by religious processions and masses and a full size carnival with lots of kiddie rides, ending a week later with the Locos Liturgy and Parade. Ten years ago this parade [...]
Have You Tried Out Our New Store?
After many months of getting it ready, the shopping area is up and running. We are concurrently running our old and new store but want you to switch over and bookmark our new store asap because our old store will go down in a few weeks. Read below for some of our new features. The [...]
José Luz, master tin artisan making tin luminarias. Design time: 2 hours Fabrication time: 4 hours © Dos Mujeres Mexican Folk Art 2011 GO BACK TO STORE All rights reserved
Master tin artisan José Luz has been working in tin for fifty years. The piece shown in the four minute video below is a culmination of hours of design time, over six hours in the studio creating the heart – cutting, stamping and working the tin in various ways in order to create a piece [...]