Real Authentic Mexican Food in Fort Worth, Texas

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 …


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The Origins of Pulque

All early civilizations had their own alcoholic drink. In India, it was sura, distilled from rice. In Greece, it was mead, a fermented drink made from honey and water. And, in Mexico, it was pulque, the fermented sap of the maguey (or agave) plant. Naturally, pulque is the one of interest to us. Pulque is still enjoyed today throughout the …


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The Regions of Mexican Cuisine

When you think of Mexican food, your mind usually jumps to tacos or guac doesn’t it? But there’s much more to Mexican cuisine than burritos and queso dip! There are actually seven different regional Mexican styles, with their own distinctive characteristics. Seven whole regions––doesn’t that sound exciting? And, finding out more about these regional Mexican cuisine variations may just inspire …


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Influences In Mexican Cuisine

Influences In Mexican Cuisine Full of flavor, packed with soul, and rich in heritage, Mexican food is one of the world’s most-loved cuisines. But where did it all begin? And, how did it get to where it is today? Below, we explore the history and influences of Mexican food and discover how some of our favorite dishes came to be. …


Taco Tuesday Forth Worth Texas

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 …


Kid-Friendly Mexican Dishes

At Benito’s Mexican Restaurant we offer a range of kid-friendly Mexican dishes with our top 3 listed below. Chicken Fajitas The children will have the interactive experience of filling and wrapping up and making their own food with our tasty and healthy ingredients such as guacamole, salsa and chicken which can also include chili peppers to spice things up a …


Flan, Mexican Food Dessert

A MEXICAN STORY ABOUT FLAN One of the most popular Mexican desserts is flan and with good reason. There is a very long and interesting story behind this delicious dessert, which will explain how it became one of the traditional desserts in Mexico. THE FLAN’S HUMBLE BEGINNINGS Historically, the flan has been traced to the times of the Roman Empire, …


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The Dawn Of Corn

Humans cultivated and developed corn as we know it today. It’s a plant that doesn’t exist naturally in the wild. It’s only survival is the plantation, cultivation and protection by humans. Corn was developed approximately 7000 years ago by people living in central Mexico. Its origins came from a wild grass called teosinte which looked did not look like our …