All Soul's Day Food

All Souls’ Day food is cooked during the All Souls' Day to primarily to pay respect to the dead. The All Souls Day falls on November 2nd. It is also known as the Day of the Dead and also the as Defuncts Day. Traditionally, during this day, an altar used to be made at every home with food on it. The altar also had mementos of the departed and was decorated with flowers. It was believed that the dead would partake in that feast set upon the altar, in spirit.

 

Traditional All Souls' Day Food
Though the food offerings have diversified over a period of time, bread is the only constant of all All Souls' Day recipes. The bread baking custom is said to have originated from the early Spanish colonies of Mexico. The other traditional All Souls' Day recipes would include candied fruits, tamales and sugar skulls. The sugar skulls are sometimes custom made with the names of the departed ones.

 

Significance of All Souls' Day Food
The food cooked on this day is a token of respect paid to the dead.

 

Modern All Souls' Day Food
Foods like chocolates, enchiladas and drinks like tequila and beer are offered to the dead on this day.

 

All Soul's Day Food Blogs

All Saints Day Food: Popular Food Served In All Saints Day

All Saints Day Food: Popular Food Served In All Saints Day On : 15-Sep-2010 By : yummytummy

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Top 10 All-day Oats Recipes

Top 10 All-day Oats Recipes On : 07-Jan-2014 By : seasonal_foodie

The fiber-rich oatmeal has no equal when it comes down to the nutritional benefits. Commonly used as a breakfast ingredient, the beneficial grain helps your body to cope throughout the day. But why should you limit the super grain to a single meal only? ...

National Watermelon Day Celebrated By All Creatures Great & Small

National Watermelon Day Celebrated By All Creatures Great & Small On : 30-Jul-2013 By : seasonal_foodie

The cool, summer fruit that everyone loves is about to be celebrated. Yes guys, it’s National Watermelon Day on August 3 and you must be looking forward to this bright, red fruit which remains young and green on the outside. You are certainly not alone...

To All My Friends On Www.ifood.tv Happy Fathers Day

To All My Friends On Www.ifood.tv Happy Fathers Day On : 17-Jun-2007 By : The Tortilla Guy

Just wanted to wish all a very Happy Fathers Day The Tortilla Guy in Cancun !!   (Thoughts, fathers)

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