Real Authentic Mexican Food in Fort Worth, Texas

A Guide to Authentic Mexican Sauces and Condiments

A Guide to Authentic Mexican Sauces and Condiments Mexican dishes are delicious and flavorful as they are. However, adding Mexican sauces and condiments can magically elevate a tasty yet simple meal into a flavor explosion.  Many Mexican condiments and sauces, not just your usual, store-bought red salsa, play a crucial role in authentic Mexican cuisine. In fact, while the word …


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A Guide to Mexican Chili Peppers

How do you know if you’re eating at an authentic Mexican restaurant? The best way to determine this is to check the ingredients list for dishes like pico de gallo, rellenos, adobo and mole. If chili peppers, or chiles as they’re called in Mexico, are not on the list, then you may not be eating the real thing.  Chili peppers …


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What Kind of Beef Cuts Is Used in Mexican Food?

What Kind of Beef Cuts Is Used in Mexican Food? Beef is one of the widely consumed meats in Mexican culture. In fact, some of the most well-loved Mexican dishes feature beef as their main ingredient, such as burritos, fajitas, tacos, and enchiladas. Beef is widely used in Mexican cuisine because of its versatility, with different cuts offering variations in …


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 …


the origins of the molcajete

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 …


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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 …