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Mexican Food
Mexican Food

Learn English meaning of Mexican food

Date: Apr 03 2019

Themes: Food, Health, Travel

Grammar: Verbs with "-ing"

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If you could only eat one kind of food for the rest of your life, what would you choose? Could you really eat it every day? Since there are so many different food options in the world, it would not be an easy choice. But many Americans think the best choice is Mexican food.

Mexican food is mainly made of meat, cheese, corn, beans, and rice, but there are many different ways to prepare it. Usually, the ingredients are served in a tortilla. The Americanized version of Mexican food is called Tex-Mex, but most people prefer Mexican food to be authentic.

Brian wants to eat Mexican food with Kellie, but she wants to get Thai food. Find out what they choose to eat in today’s English lesson about a spicy cuisine.

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Brian

Brian

Kellie

Kellie

Brian:  Kellie, do you want to go get some tacos?

Kellie:  Yeah, I was kind of thinking about Thai food.

Brian:  Do you not like Mexican Food?

Kellie:  No, I love Mexican food. But I spent some time in California last month, and I went to all of these restaurants. And it was so good. The taste was just so different than anything I’ve had here.

Brian:  So, you don’t like Americanized Mexican food?

Kellie:  Actually, in California, I think they have the best Mexican food. It’s really spicy, which I like. And it’s authentic.

Brian:  Yeah, I have been there too, and I think it tastes really good. I feel, though, if you find the right restaurants in any city, there are always immigrants. And sometimes they make (it) also very authentic, and it’s not Americanized in any way. There’s this great food cart, and it’s all authentic. In fact, they don’t even have tacos or burritos. It’s pure Mexican dishes.

Kellie:  Well, that sounds good. Let’s try it.

Brian:  Alright, let’s try it. If it’s not good, I’ll buy you Thai food afterwards.

Kellie:  OK, that sounds good.

 

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Brian wants to eat Mexican food. He thinks that one can find a good Mexican restaurant in any city, because there are always immigrants who make authentic food. He doesn’t like Americanized Mexican food, and wants to show Kellie his favorite Mexican restaurant.

Kellie would prefer to eat Thai food. She likes Mexican food, but she thinks the best place to find it is in California. She likes it authentic, just like Brian, but she also likes her Mexican food to be spicy. She agrees to go to Brian’s favorite restaurant, but if she doesn’t like it, he will buy her Thai food.

Do you like Mexican food? What is your favorite cuisine?

 

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India

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07:06 AM Apr 03 2019 |

bluesky97

bluesky97

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Yes Mexican food is one of my favorite cuisines.


 One of the things I love about Mexican foods is that they are spicy but not hot like Indian foods that I cant bear their taste.


I like Turkish and Lebanese foods too👌

06:28 AM Apr 03 2019 |

Wordsmith

WordsmithSuper Member!

United States

I love tacos! :) 

10:28 PM Apr 02 2019 |

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EVAfrommexico

Mexico

A Mexican Recipe :


Chicken in orange dressing:


1. Cook the chicken for 20 minutes.


2. Dunk “chile pasilla” (http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile_pasilla) in hot water for 5 minutes.


3. Wash the chile, remove the seeds and lines inside and clean it well.


4. Liquefy the chile with a piece of onion, some garlic and the juice of 3 oranges.


5. Put oiled casserole on the stove, and draw the sauce there during 3 minutes.


6. Add salt, pepper and seasoning.


7. Add the chile on the cooked chicken



8. Enjoy  your dish.  

02:47 AM Apr 12 2015 |

Shoba

Shoba

Sri Lanka



Wow, dear Seiyf, what a rich heart you have! 



05:05 AM Apr 10 2015 |

lauradi196Super Member!

Uruguay

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07:25 PM Apr 09 2015 |

Mahtab.bp

Mahtab.bp

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Oh!!! :-)


Am I invited too?!!


With Turkish foods & drink who wants Mexican foods??? :-P

04:34 PM Apr 09 2015 |

MESS

MESS

Turkey

Seyif,


Baklava! Oh, no! I have just booked an online ticket to Italy. I will be there in about 3 hours. Pick me up from the airport, will you? :D

03:51 PM Apr 09 2015 |

Seiyf_khawas

Turkey

ohh !!! somebodies are ringing my ears here ..:))) poor Seiyf ??? 


noooo, ım very rich with my friends, they will come to eat some food spicy”çiğ köfte ”,drink our tradition “ayrans” and ı will afraid for paying bill …ohh no ,you didnt know me well …Come on my friends… ))) happiness is beautiful when we shared it and it increases. also ı will order sweet ” baklava” after them…


note 1 our ayran




note 2 our Baklava



Note 3 


ı can order Pizza for other friends who dont like çiğ köfte ,ayran :))))


yess,from Italy..


:)))


note 4 greetings to all friends from Italy ..

Shoba

Shoba

Sri Lanka



Aw, thanks, ScienceBoy. How sweet and generous you’re to invite this “business ending eater” to taste Turkish food and then pass the bill to poor Seiyf. 


I just couldn’t stop laughing when I read your comment, dear Julito. Gee, even in Argentina people know that I’m capable of making a millionaire a beggar by my eating habits! 



07:16 AM Apr 09 2015 |

ScienceBoy

ScienceBoy

Turkey

Julto, you are right. I guess Seiyf in a dilemma but I didn’t know our dear friend Shoba is a business ending eater ;)

05:01 AM Apr 09 2015 |

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Mahtab.bp

Mahtab.bp

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Yes I have tried Mexican foods few times and I loved that!


I dont know the Mexican resturants here make authentic foods or not but I enjoyed the food so much!


Maybe it was ir-mex food! :D


The ones I tried was spicy but not hot!


Full of meat , cheese , vegetables with corn bread!


I have tried tacos , burrito and nacho macho (this one is my favorite) ! :-P


I love Turkish food too!


My dad is from Azarbaijan of Iran and kufte and Dulma are my favorite Turkish food too!


04:35 AM Apr 09 2015 |

La Princesse de la vie

Egypt

Well, since I’m not open to new things when it comes to food, I haven’t tried Mexican food before the same as any other cuisine. 


What is my favourite cuisine? Humm, again, because I never tried non-Egyptian food, I can say it’s my favourite, or rather my usual cuisine.


Anyway, I can’t keep off my eagerness to try Mexican food :)) Am I a foodie after all?! 

11:26 PM Apr 08 2015 |

julito1

julito1

Argentina

 Mr.Science, don`t put our friend Seiyf in the dilemma if he would be able to foot the bill should Shoba being invited to the feast. I know that  she was used to eat in Sri Lanka in such eaterers known as, All-You-Can-Eat . Unfortunately   after a few of her visits the owners went out of business .  jejejejeje

09:48 PM Apr 08 2015 |

Olga_Alina

Germany

Italian food is the best!

08:58 PM Apr 08 2015 |

habiba 18

habiba 18

Tunisia

i love tunisian food it’s spicy and rich in flavor 

06:57 PM Apr 08 2015 |

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ScienceBoy

ScienceBoy

Turkey

Shoba, come join us and tryurkish food and don’t worry about the bill. Apparently Seyif is buying :)

06:26 PM Apr 08 2015 |

MESS

MESS

Turkey

Seyif, I will pass on ayran because I am a coffee person, but here you are. Enjoy it! 



But now you have to pay for the bill. Sorry. :D

04:05 PM Apr 08 2015 |

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Shoba

Shoba

Sri Lanka



Although I have reservations about trying new dishes, the word “spicy” attracts me like a magnet. 


But the problem is eating in Mexican restaurants means lots of money in Sri Lanka. So, if someone is willing to foot the bill, I’m ready to taste it and say if I like it or not. 



s11211s

s11211s

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I have tried Mexican Food, but I didn’t find that food so tasty! Maybe the resturant wasn’t good!


I have tried turkish food too! Turkish food in my opinion was better than Mexican food.

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