Coincidence? Taco Tuesday and Cinco de Mayo Day? It’s a Double Down Tuesday! If you were not already having tacos for Taco Tuesday, well you have even more reason to have them today! It is Cinco de Mayo Day.
May 5th is often confused by many as Independence Day of Mexico, but in fact, it is a day of celebration for Mexico as the date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza.
Some feel that it should not be celebrated the way that it is, but others feel that it is an opportunity to celebrate the Mexican heritage, history, and culture.
And if for not any other reason, take this opportunity to embrace another’s culture, history, and food. Make an authentic dish, share it with your family! Enjoy!