Real Authentic Mexican Food in Fort Worth, Texas

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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 …


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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 …


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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 …


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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. …


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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 …