Mexican churros

Three delicious facts about churros

Churros are a favorite at Mexican Restaurants, but they have a long, fascinating history! Some interesting facts are below: The churro originated in ancient China as a savory fried snack, called a “youtiao.” Portuguese traders made them their own, covering the pastry in sugar instead of salt. As the snack became popular with Spanish shepherds,…
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Best breakfast burrito

Treat your family to a Mexican breakfast this holiday season!

We know there are lots of foods that are eaten at Christmas but not much the rest of the year. And the festive season fare can be very rich and a bit, well, heavy. So why not break out from festive feasting once or twice over the holiday season and enjoy a great Mexican breakfast.…
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Taco combo plate

Essential ingredients for authentic Mexican cuisine

Authentic Mexican cuisine is a combination of rich ingredients mixed in unique ways to make flavorful and savory dishes. Although most of the ingredients used in Mexican food are native to Mexico, over the years, their food has gained culinary influences from Europe, Spain, and India. Here are some ingredients that are common in Mexican…
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Taco Salad El Chubby's Mexican Food Aurora CO

Hungry after a workout? Go Mexican for recovery!

If your New Year’s resolution is to work out and lose weight, then you’ve probably been hitting the gym on a regular basis, lifting weights, improving your cardio, and burning through calories. However, are you taking advantage of those gains by eating a balanced diet? Mexican cuisine – with its staple of poultry and beef,…
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Best Mexican food near me

Mexican food: a plant-based playground

When you think of Mexican food, sizzling platters of carne asada and carnitas may spring to mind, but Mexican food can also be a dream come true for vegetarians and vegans. As long as they avoid a few pitfalls, plant-based eaters can enjoy a hearty Mexican meal with their omnivorous friends. To avoid hidden sources…
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Carne Asada Fries from El Chubbys

Inside the flavorful world of Carne Asada fries

Carne Asada means grilled meat in Spanish, but it is so much more than that. This dish is a pillar of Mexican cuisine that has satisfied meat lovers for generations. Authentic Mexican restaurants both north and south of the border have gotten creative with this tender steak dish, making new combinations of savory goodness, such…
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What spices make Mexican food good

3 most flavorsome Mexican spices to have a taste of

The majority of Mexican recipes do contain Mexican spices. Some of the spices, such as garlic, cinnamon, coriander, and black pepper, can be found nearly everywhere. However, the following spices top the list of best Mexican spices you shouldn’t miss to taste. Epazote Epazote is an ancient spice that grows naturally in Mexico. Besides being…
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Best chiles rellenos

When’s the best time to eat Mexican food?

We’ve been asking around to try and find answers to the above – surely one of the key questions of our modern world. And we do have answers – so here goes. When you’re… hacked off and need cheering up in a great mood and want to keep it going celebrating a success at work,…
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Best tacos in Denver

The hidden history of tacos

The hidden history of tacos According to Jeffrey M. Pilcher, history professor at the University of Minnesota, the origins of the beloved taco are truly mysterious. His theory, however, states that it dates back from the 18th century in the Mexican silver mines. Within those mines, the word ‘taco’ refers to the explosives used to…
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