A Taste of Mexican Culture

The Birth of the Taco

There are several theories about where, when, and how tacos originated. One theory suggests that it dates back to the 18th century and the silver mines in Mexico, because in those mines the word “taco” referred to the little charges they would use to excavate the ore. The first reference to the taco in any sort of archive or dictionary come from the end of the 19th century

What is Tex-Mex cuisine?

I think it’s about time that we clarified what the term ‘Tex-Mex’ really means. Lots of people mix up Mexican cuisine with Tex-Mex cuisine. While they both have their own history it is important to understand the differences between both cuisines.