Real Authentic Mexican Food in Fort Worth, Texas

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Traditional Mexican Spices and Its Origin

Mexican spices – For Mexican cuisine, spices like earthly cumin and fiery chiles, among others, play an important role in perfecting complex dishes and stews. However, the beauty of Mexican cuisine lies in its rich color and flavor infused with culture and tradition. If you’re a fan of Mexican food and are looking for a guide to creating better-tasting, traditional …


A Guide To The Flavors Of Mexico

Flavors Of Mexico – Most would agree that the following regional Mexican dishes have earned their fame throughout the years, becoming fixtures in any Mexican restaurant: tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and fajitas. However, these are just a few of many other delicious regional Mexican foods one could try if you traveled to Mexico often enough to discover them. This guide will …


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How Did Taco Tuesday Start?

The Origins of taco tuesday At Benito’s, and plenty of other Mexican restaurants, Tuesdays have come to be known as Taco Tuesday. Although Mexican restaurants typically have tacos available to order, Tuesday is surely the day that brings in all of the taco lovers. Their favorite Mexican style food at a discounted price makes for a perfect meal. Everyone may …


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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 …