Authentic Mexican Food

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Authentic Mexican food is vibrant, delicious, fresh and fun. It is also colorful, spicy and uses an amazing array of chilliest, both fresh and dried. Many ingredients are readily available everywhere, such as tomatoes, limes, coriander, red onion, avocado, and corn, and specialty ingredients are becoming more readily available in Australia and elsewhere
Mexicans migrants are relatively new in Australia. Migrant numbers from Mexico continue to be small; almost half the numbers of Mexico-born arrived since the 2006. The founder of Taco Bill came to Australia in 1967 and began producing corn chips and tortillas, then opened the first Taco Bill restaurant on Queensland's Gold Coast in the early 1970s. In the capital city of Brisbane,
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These flavours are used evidently in a Mexican recipe called Yucatecan Chicken which is made using chilli powder, orange, onions and oregano just to name a few, which are all ingredients used in traditional Mexican cooking. In most of Mexico it would be unusual to put cheese in tacos, enchiladas or tostados, and if it were to be used it would be a Mexican panela cheese- a smooth, fresh, white cheese. Many of us grew up only knowing the Old EL Paso taco packs from the supermarket. Crunchy taco shells, seasoning mix and a step by step guide to a taco construction. We all fell in love with them but had to admit that biting into those crunchy shells was a bit of a hazard to the roof of your mouth. Some Mexicans haven’t even heard of this development and claim that crunchy tacos are actually an American invention. Mexican food does have it fair share of high fat ingredients though, over the years the influence of western cuisine has added deep fried food to Mexican meals. Some foods which have been modernised include pitas breads which have now become friend corn chips used in nachos and tacos and adding cheese and sour cream to tacos or nachos. The combination of fresh herbs like coriander, spices, limes and chili found in Mexican foods make it a celebration for your taste buds. Due to its uniqueness, in 2010 the Mexican cuisine was added to UNESCO’s lists of the world’s “intangible cultural
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