Another great example of syncretism, Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos, or Día de Muertos) is a traditional Mexican celebration that is often mistakenly associated with Halloween. By creating ofrendas (altars) of delicious food, photographs and vibrant decorations, Día de Muertos is a meaningful event to remember lost loved ones. Check out more reading, films and traditions below.
Pan de Muerto is a traditional sweet bread baked for Day of the Dead celebrations. Check out the written recipe below and the YouTube video (in Spanish) showing a similar baking method.
Pan de Muerto Written Recipe (in English)
What's one of the best beverages to accompany Pan de Muerto? Traditional Mexican hot chocolate. Check out a great recipe below.
Mexican Hot Chocolate Written Recipe (in English)