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
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
STOP 1: Birreria Jalisco I would compare birria to the American beef stew, but better!! The traditional Mexican dish uses goat (which is what I got and is pictured below). They also gave us chips and three different types of salsas (which are also pictured below)- the colors are like a stoplight: green is good … More Taco Crew takes Lexington
These are pictures that I took while I was researching queso for my last assignment.
Getting to meet the woman behind the fabulous burrito and tasty tacos was amazing!! She was so informative and interesting to listen to. She even brought us some pastor and carne tacos, which I didn’t mind at all! 🙂 Here are some notes that I took from her visit with us… She is originally from … More Interview with Señora Ramirez on 2/25