Cinco de Mayo is a day that commemorates the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862, victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. Also known as Battle of Puebla Day, Cinco de Mayo falls on Tuesday, May 5, in 2020. The day is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico, but in the United States, Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage.
In today’s Kaleideum At Home video, Caitlyn explores the science behind everyone’s favorite Mexican dish: salsa! Learn about the benefits that each ingredient in salsa gives to our bodies and how to use your time at home to experiment with your own salsa recipes.