Mexican-Lebanese Ramadan Food

Growing up in Mexico City, one of my first interactions with Arabs and Muslims was through the Lebanese community in Mexico. Although Mexico is a largely multicultural country and its cuisine has been largely recognized as a mix of different cultures, the dominant identity discourse these days is the mix between Indigenous peoples and the Spanish colonizers (mestizaje).The term mestizaje has constantly been challenged for a number of reasons including the fact that it selectively … [Read more...]