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Mexican Sea Food

Fishing was prevalent in the ancient civilization that existed in Mexico. So, sea food is an important part of Mexican cuisine. Even after the invasion of the Spaniards the influence of fish and other meat in Mexican food was not lost.  Read the rest of this entry

Burritos – A Quick Grab

A burrito, also known as ‘taco de harina’, is a Mexican food. It is prepared using tortilla, which is made of wheat flour. It is folded in a cylindrical shape to enclose a filling. This is different from a taco that is prepared by folding a tortilla in half and then filling it with stuffing. A burrito looks like a roll. The wheat tortilla used is normally steamed or grilled which soften the burrito and makes it more pliable. Authentically burritos are stuffed with meat and refried beans. These filling are the ones that are mostly used. Read the rest of this entry

Authentic Mexican Food

Mexican food has been influenced by a diverse history that began with the natives. The Spaniards introduced new foods and spices, after which the combination of American Mexican food was introduced. Read the rest of this entry

Living Healthy with Handmade Tortillas

When you have made it a priority to eat healthy, it may be problematic for you to find suitable food because you always need to consider whether a particular food item is healthy for you. What you need to know is that you can get sufficient amount of nutrients, without adding on to your weight, by eating handmade tortillas. Even when you decide to go out for dinner, look for restaurants like Hot Pechugas that use handmade tortillas in their dishes.  Read the rest of this entry

Planning a Birthday Party? Throw a Fiesta!

For your upcoming birthday, a Mexican-themed party can be an ideal choice. A fiesta is a fun theme to entertain people of all age groups including senior citizens and children. So, if you are planning on inviting grandparents and young cousins, you might want to start looking for Mexican restaurants that can cater to your birthday party.  Read the rest of this entry

A Mexican Fiesta for a Memorable Wedding

For most of you, your wedding is one of the most important days of your life and it is true that you would want to make it as memorable as possible. Even when it comes to the reception, you would have many ideas in your mind. A Mexican-themed party can be an exciting theme for weddings and other celebrations. Since a Mexican fiesta is a symbol of fun, music, good food, and warm weather, it is an ideal choice for many brides. If you are planning to go for this, you can either get Mexican food catered at your wedding or even plan the whole thing inside a Mexican food restaurant!  Read the rest of this entry

What Your need to Know about the Crunchy and Delicious Flauta

A few years back, there were only a few dishes of Mexican cuisine known to us. We were familiar with the taco, burrito, and nacho. Now, we can find a wide variety of dishes – from sweet to savory – that have originated from this cuisine. The delicious Mexican dish – the flauta is also known as a taquito. It is quickly growing in popularity with its crispy covering and succulent filling. Read the rest of this entry

The Menudo – Traditional Mexican Food to Warm Your Spirit

When we talk about Mexican food, most of us tend to picture crunchy tacos and scrumptious burritos. The fact that soups are also a part of this delicious cuisine can sometimes slip our minds. The traditional Mexican soup is called a menudo and is made with the stomach of beef. Mixed with a number of typical ingredients, this dish is normally tangy and savory.  Read the rest of this entry

Facts on the Cheesy and Delicious Quesadilla

Among all the Mexican dishes you can find in restaurants today, the quesadilla is one of the most popular. This dish comprises of a tortilla wrap filled with a mixture of condiments and then folded into the shape of a half-moon. You can add ingredients like cheese and vegetables of your choice. Originating from Mexico, the name of this dish comes from a combination of the word “queso” and tortilla. Queso is the Mexican word for cheese, which is a base ingredient of this dish. Read the rest of this entry