Real Authentic Mexican Food in Fort Worth, Texas

chilies in nogada

Mexican Dishes That Are Popular In Mexico

Mexico is famous for its sunny weather, Mariachi, and beautiful beaches, but many visitors will also travel to Mexico to taste their acclaimed cuisine. Offering what many consider the best tastes and flavor combinations around, make sure you try more than just the usual tacos and burritos when you get there. There are many popular foods in Mexico that Mexicans …


chilies in nogada

Mexican Food Influences On U.S. Food

Mexico influences on American food have been taking place for decades. And, how could they not, them being such close neighbors and all? But in the last few decades, there has been a distinct spread of these flavors up north and every corner of the U.S. And now, well, Mexican dishes and flavors are entirely mainstream. It isn’t easy to …


San Miguel de Allende

Expats in San Miguel de Allende

As a popular holiday destination, Mexico attracts thousands of visitors each year from around the world. Well, before a certain pandemic that is. Generally, people flock to the hot-spot tourist destinations like Mexico City, Cancún, and Cabo San Lucas. But, let’s not forget, while these popular spots are beautiful, there are many secluded gems scattered throughout the country. These secluded …


semana santa

Mexican Traditions for Easter and Holy Week

As a predominantly Catholic country, Easter is one of the most important holidays in Mexico. Unlike the rest of the world, in Mexico, Easter is celebrated over two weeks. The first week (the week leading up to Easter) is called Semana Santa or Holy Week in Mexico, and the second week (the week following Easter) is called Semana de Pascua. …


agave spirits

Beyond Tequila: Alternative Agave Spirits To Know

Tequila has a bit of a bad reputation. Most popularly drunk at parties and taken as shots, the drink is often said to lead to destructive behavior. However, the tequila industry is working hard to shake off this perception and portray this alcohol as one of the more refined spirits to be enjoyed by connoisseurs too. We’ve recently seen brands …


Cinco de Mayo

General Zaragoza, A Native Texan

Have you heard of General Ignacio Zaragoza? Well, he’s a world-famous Mexican general and politician. Plus, he’s the reason why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo each year on the 5th of May. Often confused with Mexico’s Independence from Spain (this is actually on the 16th of September), Cinco de Mayo actually celebrates Zaragoza and a famous victory that was to …


Rosca de Reyes Tradition

The Rosca de Reyes Tradition

In the Mexican culture, Rosca de Reyes is a traditional sweet bread enjoyed with family and friends on Kings Day’s morning. Celebrated on the 6th of January (also known as Epiphany Day), Kings Day celebrates the three wise men who brought gold, frankincense, and myrrh to baby Jesus. Almost like a second Christmas, young children will receive gifts from the …


Mexican Christmas Food

Traditional Christmas Foods From Mexico

The Christmas season isn’t very different in Mexico. It’s also about family, food, and a lot of celebrations. The Mexican people take traditional Christmas foods very seriously and celebrating Christmas is almost a month-long affair in Mexico. Starting with the festivities on December 16, for Posada (when Mary and Joseph searched for a room) and ending on January 6, King’s …


Mexican beer brands

The History of Mexican Beer

Have you ever wondered who made beer first, Mexico or the United States? Or how the different Mexican styles of beer – from dark and malty to Corona’s light and fizzy came to be? Mexico’s beer roots are much deeper than you may think. Long before the Spanish conquest, fermented beverages were being made from corn, agave, and even cocoa …


the origins of the molcajete

The Origins of The Molcajete

All cultures have objects that bring something special and unique to their way of life. And one of those things for Mexicans is the Molcajete bowl. Now we know what you are thinking – isn’t that just a pestle and mortar? Well, the answer is yes, and no. The tejolote and molcajete are important in Mexican cuisine, and they are …