What are frijoles charros?

What Are Frijoles Charros?

If you are familiar with Mexican and Latin American food you may know that “frijoles” means “beans” in Spanish. But what are frijoles charros? Read on to learn more about this hearty, delicious Mexican dish.  What Is a Charro? Let’s begin with the basics: what is a charro? In short, a charro is a Mexican…

How to Recognize Authentic Mexican Food?

How to Recognize Authentic Mexican Food?

Mexican food is becoming increasingly popular all over the world. No matter where you go, you will find a Mexican restaurant serving tacos, quesadillas, huevos rancheros and other typical delicacies. We love the attention Mexican cuisine is getting everywhere, and we’d love to see people in other countries adopting Mexican food and adding their own…

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…