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Empanadas, eggs, lamb & hot cross buns

You won’t see many chocolate eggs in stores in Mexico. Rather, the Mexican staple during Lent is the empanada, a flaky crust folded into a triangle and containing cheese, tuna, mushrooms, potatoes, strips of chilis and other non-meat fillings.

Central Mexico struts its culinary stuff during 3-day festival

Plaza de Liberacion, centro historico’s largest public square, sees a lot of things: mangers featuring terrifyingly large facsimiles of biblical personalities and hooved desert pack animals, the largest number of agave jimadores ever assembled in one place, countless mariachi concerts, and more.