September 29, 2023
Eva Longoria Explores Her Mexican Heritage in New Docuseries

Eva Longoria is exploring her heritage—by meals.

The actress, who was born and raised in Texas in a Mexican American household, will journey by Mexico in a brand new meals journey present for CNN, Trying to find Mexico. The present is a spin-off of Stanley Tucci’s Trying to find Italy, and Tucci govt produced Trying to find Mexico alongside Longoria.

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“I’m so excited for viewers to tune in and see firsthand what I really like a lot about Mexico – the meals, the individuals, the cultures,” Eva Longoria mentioned in an announcement. “This journey allowed me to additional admire and fall in love with my roots and I really feel so honored that CNN entrusted me with this unforgettable, as soon as in a lifetime, expertise.”


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Within the trailer, Longoria says, “I am exploring Mexico to see how the individuals, their lands and their previous have formed their culinary traditions as various as its 32 states.” All through the six episodes, she is going to go to Mexico Metropolis, Yucatan, Oaxaca, Nuevo León, Jalisco and Veracruz to discover their culinary historical past.

“Each time I eat Mexican meals, I am blissful,” she tells a fellow diner with fun. Later within the trailer, she narrates, “Mexico goes by a serious makeover to emerge as one of many world’s biggest meals locations.”

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In line with CNN, “Longoria surveys the cutting-edge gastronomic fare of Mexico Metropolis; discovers Mayan influences in Yucatan delicacies, together with the slow-cooked cochinita pibil; and ventures to the house of Latin America’s chocolate commerce, Oaxaca, the place she samples the velvety chocolate mole. As Longoria enjoys a festive carne asada in Nuevo Leon, conventional birria stew in Jalisco, and walks within the footsteps of her personal ancestor, Lorenzo Longoria, within the precise spot in Veracruz the place he arrived 400 years in the past, she unlocks the secrets and techniques behind Mexico’s most treasured and typically shocking dishes.”

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Eva Longoria’s Trying to find Mexico will premiere on Sunday, March 26 at 10 p.m. jap on CNN. After, it is going to air on Sundays at 9 p.m. jap on CNN, and be out there to stream on

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