Tequila is fun; there are very few drinks quite as equipped to get a party started. But where does this party enhancer come from? It is easy to see those beautiful tequila bottles and not focus on how the magic fluid got in them, but everything has an origin in this world, and Mexican tequila is no different. So that being said, here is how tequila goes from the wild into your belly. [Read more…]
Although Mexico and the United States share a border of nearly 2,000 miles on the same continent, there are many differences between the two cultures that define and celebrate the heritage of each country. [Read more…]
Interested in cooking an authentic Mexican dish? Start with an authentic foundation! Mexican Corn Tortillas can be paired with many traditional dishes such as tacos, enchiladas, burritos, tortilla chips, and many other delicious options. This authentic Mexican corn tortilla recipe is a Mexican cuisine staple that will bring traditional Mexican culture into your home!
Everyone likes a tasty Mexican Soup. Whether it is a simple black bean soup, a Chicken-Tomatillo Chili, or the elegant sopa de chile ancho (pureed chiles with tortilla strips, julienned pasilla chile, a dash of crema, and a few pieces of avocado), Mexican soups are often incredibly satisfying and not too filling.
Flan can be traced back to the cookbooks of the ancient Romans. Today, flan has become known as one of Mexico’s most traditional and treasured desserts. The Romans first prepared flan as a savory dish using ingredients such as eel and peppers. Honey was later introduced to make flan a sweeter treat.
Tamales are one of those quintessential Hispanic foods that can really tie any meal together. It is why here at Acapulcos we offer tamales on two of our combo plates (the Tijuana Combination and Combo Nogales). Although they take time to prepare, tamales are a great addition to many meals.
It is one thing to buy tortilla chips and salsa from the store, but it is entirely different to make them yourself! If you feel like keeping it fresh this summer, try making them at home. Guaranteed fresh, there really is no better way to go than homemade! [Read more…]
Margaritas are a classic and tasty Mexican drink, whether you’re pairing it with you favorite Mexican fare or hosting a festive party, margaritas are perfect for any occasion. With so many options between flavors, alcohols, and different mixer combinations, there is a margarita out there for everyone! But did you know there are many food recipes out there inspired by this fantastic drink? For true margarita lovers, these margarita recipes take that love affair to a whole new level.
The El Charro Café in Tucson, Arizona claims the prestige of inventing the chimichanga. Supposedly, a worker dropped a king sized burrito into a deep fryer and accidentally began to let a Mexican curse word slip out but caught herself as there were children present. She changed what she had started to say mid word, and the resulting word was “chimichanga.”
February 14th is celebrated in Mexico as El Dia del Amor y la Amistad, or “The Day of Love and Friendship”. The holiday has been embraced by Mexicans and enriched with their unique traditions and expressions of love. In Mexico, Valentine’s Day is not just a holiday for couples to celebrate their love, but also a day to show your love and appreciation for friends and important people in your life. Valentine’s Day is a holiday that can be celebrated by everyone in Mexico, not just couples. There are some beautiful traditions that happen on this day in Mexico that everyone should considered embracing.