Posts made in August, 2012

Tamales

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A tamale (Spanish: tamal, from Nahuatl: tamalli[1]) — also tamal — is a traditional Mesoamerican dish made of masa (a starchy dough, usually corn-based), which is steamed or boiled in a leaf wrapper. The wrapping is discarded before eating. Tamales can be filled with meats, cheeses, fruits, vegetables, chilies or any preparation according to taste, and both the filling and the cooking liquid may be seasoned. Tamales have been traced back to the Ancient Mayans, who prepared them for feasts as early as the Preclassic period (1200-250 BC).[2] Tamales originated in Mesoamerica as early as...

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Special Plate

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$9.25Platos Especiales(With choice of meat, rice, cheese, sour cream, guacamole, lettuce, tomatoes & tortillas)

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Menudo (Soup)

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The soup Menudo is a traditional Mexican dish, made with beef stomach in a clear broth or with a red chili base (this variation is called menudo colorado). Usually, lime, chopped onions, and chopped cilantro are added, as well as crushed oregano and crushed red chili peppers. Boiled tripe has a tough chewy texture somewhat similar to calamari, but with a unique flavor and smell. Information extracted from...

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Jumbo Quesadilla

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A quesadilla (Spanish pronunciation: [kesaˈðiʎa]) is a flour or corn tortilla filled with a savoury mixture containing cheese and other ingredients, then folded in half to form a half-moon shape.[1] This dish originated in Mexico, and the name is derived from the Spanish word queso (cheese) Information extracted from Wikipedia In taqueria los pericos we served the following quesadillas: $2.40Regular Quesadillas(With cheese) $5.50Super Quesadilla(With meat, cheese, sour cream, salsa, guacamole & lettuce) $6.05Jumbo Quesadilla(With meat, cheese, sour cream, salsa, guacamole, tomatoes...

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Enjoy our delicious burritos

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A burrito (US English /bəˈritoʊ/, Spanish: [buˈrito]), or taco de harina,[1] is a type of Mexican food. It consists of a wheat flour tortilla wrapped or folded into a roughly cylindrical shape to completely enclose a filling. (In contrast, a taco is generally formed by simply folding a tortilla in half around a filling, leaving the semicircular perimeter open.) The flour tortilla is usually lightly grilled or steamed, to soften it and make it more pliable. In Mexico, refried beans or meat are sometimes the only fillings. In the United States, however, fillings generally include a...

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