I had the opportunity to visit Mexico City and Oaxaca city during the Dia de los Muertos celebrations which start well before the day itself on November 2nd. This is a time where family shrines are erected to remember friends and family who have passed away.
As a chef, I always aspire to find new ways of cooking. Having met the infamous Mexican ex-pat and food anthropologist Diana Kennedy, I knew I had to make Mexico a destination so that I could explore their food culture. Local chocolate, coffee and fruit were such a treat during this Canadian winter repreve.