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Filming Food and Celebrating Texas

Filming Food and Celebrating Texas

In a new way of filming food, Texas and Latin American filmmakers band together to lift high and celebrate the historical roots of Texas Native American/Mexican American cuisine. This unique collaboration of Texas filmmakers with Latin American filmmakers began when the director of the documentary, […]

Terroir Shaped San Antonio’s Unique Cuisine

Terroir Shaped San Antonio’s Unique Cuisine

Terroir Shaped San Antonio’s Unique Cuisine by Adán Medrano The cuisine of San Antonio begins 13,500 years ago, when the first settlers arrive from Asia and cook their food around Olmos Dam, San Pedro Park and along the Medina River.  The most recent 300 years […]

The Saucy Poetry Of Huevos Rancheros

The Saucy Poetry Of Huevos Rancheros

Poetry and food?  Absolutely with Huevos Rancheros.  First of all I love Tejano music, Norteño music.  It’s just in my blood. Whether I’m driving or at my desk, when I hear a conjunto, a corrido, una polka, I instinctively want to stand up and twist, […]

The Real Story of Texas Mexican Food

The Real Story of Texas Mexican Food

Texas Mexican Food Event In San Antonio, Texas Texas Mexican food gained fame In 1800s when Texas Mexican business women ran outdoor diners, and their delicious cooking made San Antonio a culinary destination, tourists arriving via railroad.  These entrepreneurial women began to be called “chili […]

“Chili” – Carne Con Chile

“Chili” – Carne Con Chile

Chili, the Tex-Mex version, is different from the original “Carne Con Chile.” What’s Carne Con Chile you say?  It means “Meat With Chile” and it’s one of the oldest and most common Texas Mexican dishes whose technique is shared with all the other regions of […]

First Public Reading of “Truly Texas Mexican”

First Public Reading of “Truly Texas Mexican”

Preceding the release of the book, I was invited to read sections from history, archaeology and recipes. Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage In Recipes Mi Tierra Mexican Restaurant, Founded in 1941 November 14, 2013 6-9 PM 50 scholars, artists, chefs and activists. San […]

El Puesto restaurant in San Antonio offers authentic and healthy

El Puesto restaurant in San Antonio offers authentic and healthy

I had a delicious breakfast at El Puesto restaurant in San Antonio, Texas. It  is the third in a row of Texas Mexican restaurants, next to each other, in the West side of San Antonio on old US Highway 90.  Each of the three restaurants […]

Tamales De Frijol, Texas Mexican Bean Tamales

Tamales De Frijol, Texas Mexican Bean Tamales

Hello, fellow Vegans, welcome to traditional vegan cuisine, an oft-overlooked dimension of Texas Mexican cuisine.  These bean tamales are in every Mexican American home in Texas.  Well I can’t make such an absolute statement, but I can say that  they were definitely in my home […]

For Christmas, A delicious book about Tamales secrets, recipes

For Christmas, A delicious book about Tamales secrets, recipes

A delicious read, this little book comes out of San Antonio, renowned center of Texas Mexican cuisine.   The title is apt and humorously intriguing: “Tamales, Comadres, And The Meaning of Civilization.”   A brilliant publishing move by award-winning Bryce Milligan’s WingsPress (www.wingspress.com), this unique and […]