Saturday, December 13, 2014
What’s the difference between traditional Mexican food and Tex-Mex offerings? Katherine Martinelli, SheKnows correspondent, observed that many Americans can’t tell one from the other, more so since a lot of Tex-Mex food really has roots from Mexico. When ordering Mexican food in Visalia, CA, you might want to learn how to distinguish one from the other for an authentic epicurean experience.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Who says you have to sacrifice good food to maintain your figure? When it comes to indulging in delicious entrees while staying in shape, authentic Mexican restaurants in Tulare, CA let you have your cake and eat it, too! You just have to be familiar with the healthy menu offerings available and be smart in ordering. Sarah Collins of LIVESTRONG.com provided the following tips for you to zero in on your diet-friendly choices and eat healthier at the restaurant.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Mexican restaurants in Visalia, CA aren’t exactly the go-to options for health-conscious individuals. Many Mexican dishes are presented smothered in cheese and sauces, or are characterized by the abundance of flour in tortilla wraps, nachos and taco shells. However, you don’t have to forego the cuisine entirely. There are still a whole range of healthy menu items to choose from. Most Mexican dishes are American-influenced, which makes people forget that traditional Mexican food isn’t as rich as most restaurants will lead you to believe. A lot of Mexican traditional dishes, after all, actually focus on fresh seafood, beans and vegetables.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Many areas in the United States are littered with establishments that claim to serve genuine Mexican cuisine. Overly elaborate cocktails, waiters in costumes, and dishes swimming in cheese have become a trademark in most Mexican restaurants in Visalia, CA, but that’s not to say they’re authentic. Many of the Mexican staple foods we enjoy, including hard shell tacos, burritos and nachos are actually “Americanized”.
Friday, October 10, 2014
If you’re planning on enjoying great Mexican food in Visalia, CA, you should try out the great mainstay of Mexican food, the humble taco. Consisting of a tortilla partially wrapped around a filling, the taco sounds easy enough to prepare. However, a great cook can turn this simple snack into a flavor-filled treat. Excellent Mexican restaurants in Visalia, CA that take pride in fresh ingredients and traditional recipes, such as Alejandra’s Restaurant, always make sure that only the finest ingredients are introduced into their food-making, and the tortilla is no exception. Depending on the type of taco to be made, either one or the other type of tortilla is used: The soft one, similar to the ones use for burritos, or the more familiar hard-shell tortilla, an American innovation. If you want the traditional taco, go for the soft tortilla ones.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
When you’re looking for something different to satisfy your hunger and your wanderlust by checking out the choices out there, why don’t you try the enticing cuisine south of the U.S? Thankfully, Mexican restaurants in Visalia, CA, such as Alejandra’s Restaurant, can deliver tasty samples of the mouth-watering dishes Mexicans have been enjoying for hundreds of years. Enchiladas are just the beginning. Tacos, a perennial favorite, are another dish you can enjoy in the excellent Mexican restaurants in Tulare, CA and nearby Visalia. Usually eaten as a snack or an appetizer, the word “taco” means just that: a “snack.” The original Mexican version uses soft-shell tortillas wrapped around a filling – usually a combination of ground beef, cheese, and lettuce – which is then promptly fried. The American variant uses a hard-shell fried tortilla shaped in a U, where the curve is where the filling gets piled on.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
First, skip the fast food joints, if you can help it. Many of these joints offer Americanized version of the traditional Mexican recipe, and what got added are extra dollops and chunks of fat, sodium, and calories. Additionally, they use more of the processed stuff than fresh, natural ingredients—ingredients that have made many traditional Mexican dishes celebrated globally. Whether you take slimmed-down tacos and specialty salads, or a luscious burrito, you will find many fine Mexican restaurants in Visalia, CA, such as Alejandra’s Restaurant—that offers not just fresh, authentic recipes, but also a taste of the passion, experience, and cultural background underlying every dish and atmosphere of the place.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Since then, the recipe caught on and became popular beyond the Latin American borders to become a stable and a favorite among America’s ethnic and non-ethnic neighborhoods. There have been many interesting variations to the dish; however for the finest experience of the flavor of the popular burrito, a few fine Visalia and Tulare Mexican restaurants, such as Alejandra’s Restaurant, offer only pure and authentic ingredients—the better for food lovers everywhere—to enjoy a taste of Mexico.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
As the American palate continues to explore the vast Hispanic heritage prevalent in the nation, more and more people are bound to develop a liking, and even a love, for the rich Mexican food in Visalia, CA and other U.S. cities. The influence of Mexican culture is very much felt today as many Latino personalities and influences have already established their presence in the mainstream American market. Moreover, the large number of Hispanic-Americans in the country makes Mexican dishes a normal serving on the typical American restaurant table. Connoisseurs who want to sample the savory taste and rich texture of Mexican cooking can take a trip to reputable Mexican restaurants in Visalia, CA, such as Alejandra’s Restaurant, for authentic Latino dishes based on family recipes passed down from generation to generation.
Monday, August 4, 2014
With many Latino communities organizing themselves and starting to make themselves felt in the mainstream, people can take advantage of the increasing number of Mexican restaurants in Visalia, CA and other cosmopolitan areas in the country to explore delicious but healthy eating. Unlike fast food, Mexican cuisine takes advantage of a rich number of ingredients including meat, vegetables, fruits, and spices to produce tasty and balanced meals. Established Mexican restaurants in Tulare, CA like Alejandra’s Restaurant know the importance of placing good taste in dishes to entice people into eating more healthy food. Simply banning junk food or trying to stay away from fast food can become futile without the presence of a viable and equally tasty alternative. With the growing influence of Mexican culture in American food, consumers can find it more practical to turn to Hispanic cuisine in their quest to observe proper diet.