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How to make a Day of the Dead offering and its traditional dishes

25 mayo, 2021

A few days before November, streets, squares and homes are decorated with a Day of the dead offering. These would not be the same without the traditional food of the season.

That’s how it is! Mexican gastronomy is also a key point in this celebration. And that is why we want to share with you the traditional recipes for a Day of the Dead offering. Take note of everything you need to have your own altar at home.

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Elements of the Day of the Dead offering


Give your offering a very special touch with these traditional dishes made by you.

See Recipes:

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