Mexican food: wrap my taco! - video recipes at home
They are everywhere - the taco lovers, gently trailing arm with your favorite tortilla and now and then inspecting a shirt and trousers in search of multi-colored spots on the sauces. I met them right in the historic center of Mexico City, while looking for books about Indians Huichol and their hallucinogenic cactus that I had to find in the distant desert in the state of San Luis Potosi. But those cacti - far and tacos - that they are very close.
Affirming the cult of maize - corn, fresh cob risen in the New World, survives to this day except in the form of tacos - cakes from the aforesaid cereal, favorite Mexican street food, which, when compared with something to us customary, would correspond to the so loved once in our country pies for five cents, and at least favorite, though not exactly "our" pasties and not harmful to our and hamburgers.
This idea is unimportant I tried to convey to the Spanish host Tucker consciousness don Rene Orihelya, but he did not understand me. And it is not because of poor Spanish, but for a different reason - my mouth was packed full of just tacos, but allow me to decline the linguists the word.
Rene Orihel was not only a master of Tucker, but the inventor of most of the local tacos: Five employees René untiringly prepare the filling for pies flavored triangular one Whittle suspended on a steel hook meat, other finer bow, the third - the olive tree, a fourth - pepper ... Fifth prepares dough.
regulars Rene serves himself - remember in the face of hundreds of people, knows that college guys longer love tacos with chicken curry, but the stout aunt-teller from the grocery store without success, "lose weight" which year and eat vegetarian cakes with salad and lemon juice.
Before each visitor is put long paper like our menu sanatorskih Soviet times: put "bird" you against the right kind of tacos, and the column is selected depending on how the additive is necessary for you - with pepper sauce, soy or even chili. The latter type of sauce take only two cases out of ignorance or because of bravado. A normal person, not an enemy of his stomach, never maknet tacos to chili. I dipped one day ... breath away instantly.
Maybe, just acting venom of coral snakes and some tropical frogs, paralyzing the respiratory system. Then he came out from his eyes, and, sorry, from the nose - but how! Don Rene and then threw at me from behind the counter a sympathetic look and sent me on the table a bottle of local mineral water - by itself. But to fill in a fire is not completely succeeded. A further two-week stay in Mexico was like under the sign of the potent gastric funds.
I strongly turned his head, looking at visitors Tucker around me, trying to figure out how best to eat tacos - your hands or a fork, and learned that the inexperienced consumer is best to put on a corn pancake quite a bit of stuffing, gravy drip and carefully wrapped. screwdriving process is very important, because it affects the condition of your shirts and trousers: the majority of visitors Tucker, they were far from being in perfect condition, but people seemed experienced regulars, and the place was a lot of napkins. From any corner will certainly somebody something treacherous drizzling and flowed. From my products are not leaked anything! Probably affected long-term experience of eating chebureks on resorts of Crimea and the Caucasus, in the absence of napkins.
After tasting two dozen different tacos, I realized that they can not be poisoned, because the hot moist does not happen. One can only overeat!