Mexican Food History

Mexicali Fresh Mex GrillEverything in this world has its own bit of history. The sidewalk you walk on, the building you work in, the house you live in, even the air molecules you breathe have been around for years upon years. The same goes for the food we eat, every chomp we take out of a dish is a bite out of history. This is not only speaks to the history of the ingredients themselves, but the history of the recipe and customs that went into making the dish. While food from every culture has an incredible backstory, Mexican cuisine is one of the most historic cuisines the world has to offer, and this history is evident in every dish. [Read more…]

Why You Should Love Mole Sauce

What’s so great about mole sauce, anyway? Well, we can tell you all about that.

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The Many Tastes of Mexican Candy

Similar to other types of Mexican cuisine, Mexican candy comes in a variety of unique flavors and combinations, greatly impacted by the culture. Candies vary greatly in taste, preparation, aroma, and even symbolism. Although some Mexican candies, or “dulces”, can be traced back many years, a number of them are relatively new and have emerged thanks to the recent mixing of cultures. What is the origin of Mexican candy? And what types of flavors can you expect to find? [Read more…]