For fourth consecutive year, the Mexican Gastronomic and Cultural Festival, “A Taste of Mexico”, will showcase food, drinks, music and fashion from all over the 32 States of Mexico to Ireland the week long festival will run from Tuesday 18th to Sunday 23rd of November. The week is packed with interesting events providing a unique experience of the flavours, colours and traditions of Mexico. On Wednesday evening, 19th November, 6 PM, Mexican chef Helma Honda, a specialist in authentic Mexican food, will host a conference about genuine Mexican cuisine, sharing her expertise and love of this unique cuisine in the Instituto Cervantes on Lincoln Place. A competition to find “The Best Enchilada in Ireland” will also take place on Friday 21st of November, in the Mansion House. The invite only event will see judges including the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Christy Burke, Mexican chef Helma Honda and renowned award winning chef and TV personality Darina Allen will decide from entrants of Mexican restaurants from all over Ireland which one has created the best enchillada of 2014.
The festival offers a wide range of authentic and traditional Mexican events including a variety of tequila and mezcal tastings, cookery workshops, Mariachi band music and fashion events. A full list of events can be found on the website www.embamex.ie or www.tasteofmexico.ie.