Today is the day that we Mexicans commemorate our flag. Each component has a very significant meaning. In the center there is the National Emblem, which refers to the story of the Aztec Indians traveling for many many years looking for what their gods had told them to found their city: an eagle standing on a nopal devouring a serpent. The color meanings have changed over the years. Originally, the white represented religion, (Catholics political dominant in those days). Green, freedom (Independence obtain from the rising Mexican people). Red, union (as Americans and Europeans united building a new population).
Now, as the church was separated from the political state, the green means hope, the white unity and the red the blood of the national heroes.
So, based on this colors, I decided to prepare a dish with this beautiful bright colors. This is easy, and flavorful. All the ingredients make this dish spectacular and delicious it just draws your attention.
GINGER ASPARAGUS WITH BELL PEPPERS
1 Bunch of asparagus
1 Red Bell Pepper
2 Inches fresh ginger
Few drops of lime
- Cut the ends of the asparagus
- Chop the red bell pepper
- Finely chop the ginger
- Heat the olive oil and saute the ginger
- Add the asparagus
- When they turn bright green add the red bell peppers
- And voila!