Real Authentic Mexican Food in Fort Worth, Texas

Rosca de Reyes Tradition

How Different Is Mexican Food in America

It’s easy to fall in love with Mexican food. The fresh, flavorful ingredients offer an exciting cuisine. With the touch of spice, Mexican food is easily a popular favorite for many. However, Mexican food involves more than just tacos and salsa.  In this blog post, we’ll delve into the differences between authentic Mexican food and Mexican food in America. Traditional …


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Traditional Mexican Dishes this Easter

Easter in Mexico is a fun and festive celebration, with plenty of traditional dishes served at the table. Easter celebrations span two weeks beginning with Semana Santa or The Holy Week. The festivities culminate with Pascua, which starts on Easter Sunday and will end the following Saturday. Traditional Mexican food around Easter time usually won’t contain meat, following religious Lenten …


The Corn Tortilla: Mexican Food with a History

Most people are familiar with the tortillas from the grocery store. But fresh corn tortillas – now, those are something truly special. To discover where corn tortillas started, head back through the eons to Mesoamerica in 2000 B.C.E., where the Maya began building their intricate society. Corn was a staple of their culture. They planted it, nurtured it, worshipped it, …


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Kid-Friendly Mexican Dishes at Benito’s Mexican Restaurant

Have you introduced your kids to Mexican food? If you haven’t, now is the time! It’s always a good idea to introduce your kids to international food so they can appreciate the different flavors of different cultural cuisines. This being the first experience for your kids, you’ll want nothing but the best.  And that’s exactly what you get at Benito’s Mexican …


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What Is Día de Los Reyes? And How Do You Celebrate It?

Día de Los Reyes, also known as Three Kings Day, is a famous holiday celebrated in Mexico and Latin America. It occurs every year on January 6th, and families usually have a gathering of extended family to share a special dinner, which is often topped off with King’s Bread for dessert. Children sometimes make crowns to wear at the table …


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Traditional Mexican Dishes for Christmas

With all of the music, colorful decorations, and festive Mexican food that come with Christmas traditions in Mexico, it’s impossible to contain them all into just one day. The Christmas season in Mexico can last for weeks, beginning in mid-December and ending on January 6th, the Feast of the Epiphany, or Día de Los Reyes as it is known in …


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What is authentic Mexican cuisine?

These days it’s easy for anyone to call themselves an “authentic” Mexican restaurant without being the real deal. Branding is a powerful tool after all. However, this does mean that if you wish to enjoy truly authentic Mexican cuisine, you have to be able to tell it apart from all of the fakes out there that don’t know a wheat …


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What makes Mexican Food Popular

Cuisines form a fundamental pillar in Latin American culture. Particularly in Mexico, her sumptuous cuisines have become a global figure, and Mexican chefs are regarded as one of the best worldwide in that field. Mexican food is not exactly rocket science to prepare, but, believe me, you can acquire all the necessary ingredients to prepare the dish, but still, the …


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Traditional Mexican Food History

Mexican food began nearly 9000 years ago, and the before colonization in what would become in the future Central Central America and the southern part of North America (Mexico). Back then, hunting game, which was somewhat sparse, was mixed with harvesting local plants, one of those plants bing the very common chile pepper. Maize, the early predecessor of domesticated corn …


Rosca de Reyes Tradition

What Makes Mexican Food Mexican?

Mexican dish is a unique combination of indigenous Mexican cuisines and Spanish. The several ingredients in it make it stand out among other foods around the world. UNESCO has recognized it as an intangible cultural heritage contribution towards humanity. The traditional Mexican cuisine is more than authentic spices and dishes. It is a vibrant, lovingly served cultural heritage. The handcrafted …