Commemorating Mexico’s victory over the French army in Puebla in 1862, this day honors freedom and culture and is widely celebrated with authentic cuisine, fun parties and more. For this year’s unique Cinco de Mayo, with many of us quarantined inside, Velas Resorts is sharing fun at-home ways to celebrate the holiday this year, from recipes and more.
Virtual Fun: To honor the festive day virtually, Velas Resorts is offering free Cinco de Mayo-themed backgrounds for your next Zoom business meeting or friendly happy hour. Click here to get yours now.
Foodies: Enjoy a festive spread of Mexican delights recommended by the resort’s Culinary Director Michel Mustière from traditional to contemporary. Recipes worthy of a Cinco de Mayo celebration include Mexican fajitas red sauce and avocado, sautéed chicken breast with chorizo and onion, Mexican northern discada, pescadilles stuffing and tuna and mango tiraditos.
Spirit Aficionados: Ever wondered the right way to sip tequila and mezcal? Aficionados of the spirits can learn new tips from Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit’s star mixologist Vicente Díaz, for advice on drinking the spirits. Click here to learn everything there is to know about mezcal or for those more keen on tequila, click here for some cocktail recipes.
For even more recipes, activities and fun content from Velas Resorts’ #BetterTogether online program, visit magazine.velasresorts.com.