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Despite the distance from Mexico City, the northern borderlands were open to culinary globalization as diverse settlers transplanted their traditional foods. Silver mines were the most prominent connection with the wider world, and those who struck it rich imported luxury goods ranging from Asian spices to European wines. Meat was also readily available as the … More Planet Taco quote 2

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The Mexican American generation, which came of age during midcentury as the children of immigrants, invented new cuisines to express their distinctive identities. Their recipes diverged not only from the “white-bread” US mainstream, but also form the cooking of their immigrant mothers. As late as the Great Depression, most Mexicans loving in the US ate … More Planet Taco Quote 1