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The Real Breakfast Burrito

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The breakfast burrito was invented in 1975 in the southwestern state New Mexico (USA). In New Mexico it has long been popular to eat your morning eggs and bacon alongside a flour tortilla. About The Breakfast Burrito The popularity of burritos in the U.S. first took hold in Southern California around the 1950’s. The idea
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Eggs Rancheros

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Traditionally known as ‘Huevos Rancheros’ or ranch-style eggs, this Mexican breakfast or brunch recipe is served over fried corn tortillas and topped with a ranchero sauce or salsa. Then top that with goat cheese or a Mexican queso fresco cheese and cilantro. It makes for a deliciously yummy dish. When you cut into them, the
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Shrimp Ceviche

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Ceviche originated in Peru and is considered a national dish. The first documentation of the word ceviche is from 1820, in the song “La Chicha,” sung by Peruvian soldiers. According to some historic sources from Peru, ceviche originated among the Moche, a coastal civilization that began to flourish in the area of current-day northern Peru
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BBQ Chicken Omelet with Salsa & Goat Cheese

BBQ Chicken Omelet with Salsa & Goat Cheese
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Filling and delicious, this BBQ chicken omelet is more like a brunch than a breakfast. Simply made and filled with a delicious combination of chopped BBQ chicken thighs Red Swiss chard and green onions. Then, topped with Mexican salsa and goat cheese. Read More Here About Cooking With Chicken Thighs This omelet is super easy
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Chorizo Potato Tacos

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The contribution of the taco to the culinary world starts with Mexico and the Aztec corn fields. Though the Aztecs did not enjoy tacos as we know them today, they did though, invent the corn tortilla. The Tacos Origin The taco as we know it today likely came from the Mexican men who mined silver
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Burritos With Homemade Flour Tortillas

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The flour tortilla is a variant of the corn tortilla and its name comes from the Spanish language meaning “small cake”. Flour tortillas originated in the northern Mexican states of Chihuahua, Durango, Sonora and Sinaloa, where it is more suitable to grow wheat than corn. In more recent times both the flour and corn tortillas
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Tacos al Pastor

Tacos al Pastor
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Tacos al pastor is a dish developed in central Mexico that is based on shawarma spit-grilled meat brought by Lebanese immigrants to Mexico. Read more here about The Tastes of Mexico Being derived from shawarma, it is also similar to the Turkish döner kebab and the Greek gyros. The traditional way to make tacos al
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Garden Fresh Tomatoes & Salsa

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Did you know that a tomato is actually a fruit. Then why is it referenced as a vegetable and sold as such in the produce section of your local market? The U.S. Congress passed the Tariff Act of 1883 which levied a 10% duty on imported vegetables to protect American growers from foreign competition. This
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Beef Steak Fajitas

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The featured recipe is not authentic Mexican food, but a Tex-Mex style food with Mexican ingredient influence or Mexican inspired. Fajitas got its start in a tortilleria in Houston Texas (USA). As legend has it, Maria Ninfa Rodriguez, better known as “Mama Ninfa Laurenzo” starting serving fajitas in her Houston restaurant called the Rio Grande
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Mexican Chicken Tortilla Pie

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This isn’t a traditional Mexican dish, but rather a recipe out of New Mexico (USA). New Mexican cuisine is the cuisine of the Southwestern US state of New Mexico, the region is primarily known for its fusion of Pueblo Native American cuisine with Hispano Spanish and Mexican cuisine originating in Nuevo México or New Mexico.
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