Cilantro adds a unique touch to many Mexican dishes.

Cilantro and Mexican Food

Cilantro is one of those small things that can make a big difference. Take Mexican food, for example. Eating a taco or enjoying fresh guacamole just wouldn’t be the same without this finely chopped herb. A Long History Cilantro (scientific name, Coriandrum sativum) has a long history. For example, Romans placed some cilantro seeds (known…

Carne asada is a way of life in many states in Mexico.

Mexican Carne Asada is a Way of Life

Carne asada means “grilled meat” in Spanish. This term may sound simple, but this dish is more than food: it’s an important social event in the everyday life of Mexicans, particularly in northern states like Nuevo León, Coahuila and Sonora. Where Carne Asada Begins According to some, José Vasconcelos once said about northern Mexico: “Culture…

Flan is a beloved dessert in Mexico.

We Are Fans of Flan!

Do you know flan? If you are familiar with this delicious dessert, then you know why we love it so much: It’s sweet, elegant and really yummy. If you don’t know it, or the history behind it, then you’re in for a ride. Read on! A Staple of Mexican Cuisine While flan is one of…

This taco facts will amaze you.

3 Delicious Taco Facts

Do Mexicans think of tacos as a symbol of their culture? What’s the most popular taco? Is it OK to add pineapple to your tacos? If you have been wondering about these and other taco facts, this post is for you. A Symbol of Mexican Culture In January 2018 a Mexican company set out to…

Chorizo is a typical Mexican product with Spanish origins

The Fascinating History of Chorizo

If what you like the most about Mexican cuisine is how spicy it is, then you must try chorizo. This sausage is a Spanish creation, but Mexicans have adapted it to their tastes, and nowadays it’s very different compared to its European counterpart. Chorizo consists of coarsely ground pork beef seasoned with vinegar and spices…