Cinco de Mayo

On this week’s radio show, we celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

On today’s show our focus will be Mexico as a tribute to Mexico’s national holiday “Cinco de Mayo” which is just around the corner, about to celebrate its 153rd anniversary. The 5th of May is a very special day for Mexico, Its a great tale of battle and of triumph, and is commemorated not only in Mexico but many other places around the world with events, food, drink,parades and much more

So… to Mexico! And to start things off get ready for a little history, perhaps a little mystery, and then  a move to the present day, and of much that this fabulous country has to offer.

Listen to our 1st guest Diego Espinosa from the Consul General of Mexico at 6:50 minutes into the show.

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This week’s episode….Episode #20  (WL-04-12-2015)

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo May 5th,2015

Next up after that, we’ll be chatting with Pete Neal, Co-founder and owner, with his brother Chris, of Neal Brothers Foods, founded in 1988, these brothers have a long standing commitment to healthy, organic, delicious and sometimes daring  foods…we’ll introduce you to some healthy snack foods and fabulous Mexican inspired recipes using unique and delicious condiments such as Neal Brother’s all natural, gluten free zesty lime mayonnaise.

Chris and Pete Neal
Listen to Pete Neal at 18:26 minutes into the show.

Looking for a fun and delicious way to celebrate Cinco de “Mayo” (pun intended) this year? Try this creamy lime slaw made with Neal Brothers all natural lime mayo. It’s simply delicious – bursting with colour and lime flavour!
Lots of great recipes!
Quick, Easy and Simply Delicious White Fish

Quick, Easy and Simply Delicious White Fish

Happy Cinco de “Neal Brothers” Mayo! Four delicious flavours (Classic, Truffle, Sriracha and Lime)


 Did you say lime?  We love anything lime! Especially when paired in a cocktail with an ultra premium Tequila like Patron for example! Which brings us to our next guest…who will give us the scoop, talk about the  myths and the truths on Mexico’s national spirit, one of the fastest growing spirits in North America the Director of Brand Education, for Patron Tequila, the number one ultra premium tequila in the world, Chris Spake will join us.

Listen to Chris Spake at 30:35 minutes into the show.

 View Patrón Reposado recipes

View Silver Patrón recipes

View Anejo Patrón recipes.

View Patrón Citronage Recipes

Incredible unique beers from a bold little northern brewery.
Finally, we’ll top off the show chatting with a local brewery located in the highlands of Ontario, about their specialty beers, one of which is aged in old tequila barrels, and we’ll also hear all about the very exciting crowd funding venture they are doing and how you can be a part of the craft beer biz! Dwayne Wanner, the Founder of Highlander Brew Co. will join us.
Highlander has expanded its line with the addition of Blacksmith Smoked Porter, Lion Grass and Centurion, as well as a number of seasonal and collaboration beers.

Go to the New Brewery age for details, and please visit our Indiegogo Campaign Page to become a part of this exciting project!

Whether you contribute to our campaign or not – and we hope you will – there other ways to help out:
• Help spread the word about Highlander Brew Co. and our campaign.
• Buy our current beer offerings at your local Ontario LCBO, or at your Beer Store in the GTA.
• Visit us at the brewery or one of our many events throughout the year.

The Four Special Beers We are Making for You

These four unique beers in special 750ml bottles are our special thank you.
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