Recipe report: Food & drink to celebrate Cinco de Mayo
May 5 is Cinco de Mayo—the date that officially commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla. In Mexico, the holiday has a long tradition of parades, street fairs and musical entertainment. These days, many parts of the U.S. join in the celebration, offering up Mexican-inspired eats and drinks. These recipes—from appetizers to drinks and desserts—can help get a Cinco de Mayo party started in your operation.
This refreshing Mexican cocktail features fresh avocado and ginger, mixed with fruit juices, agave nectar and cucumber-flavored vodka. Use cilantro to garnish.