Families in central and southern Mexico save up to two-months income to spend on ofrendas, supplies, decorations and food for Dia de los Muertos. This important annual celebration of the returning of spirits dates back to the Aztecs and is an integral part of Mexican culture. Here you will find all the information you need for Dia de los Muertos.
Find out what Dia de los Muertos is and learn all about the festivities, crafts and recipes that go along with it.
Learn about this fun and festive Mexican folk art, how the tradition started and where it is today.
Traditional sugar skulls are an important part of Dia de los Muertos. Learn exactly how to make them with this tutorial with a picture of each step.
Pan de Muerto or "Bread of the Dead" is traditionally eaten on Dia de los Muertos as well as an addition to the ofrenda. Try your hand at this decorative, slightly sweet bread.
Calabaza En Tacha
This recipe for delicious slow-cooked pumpkin glazed with piloncillo makes a great addition to Dia de los Muertos as well as for the ofrenda.
This delicious porridge style drink is made with masa and topped with fruit or piloncillo. Serve it on a chilly Dia de los Muertos morning or evening to warm up.
These chocolate sugar skulls and coffins have recently been gaining popularity as a fun candy for Dia de los Muertos.
If time is of the essence or if your not the best baker, you can have delicious Pan de Muerto delivered to you. Here is one of my favorite options for pre-made Pan de Muerto.
Get everything you need for a great Dia de los Muertos celebration.
And for those of you that just want to see some fantastic Sugar Skulls check out this photo gallery. You can even get some ideas for your own sugar skulls decorations.