013 – La Comida Mexicana | Mexican Food

In this episode, we discuss everyone’s favorite topic: FOOD.

Jim and May jump right into what authentic Mexican food is. They cover typical ingredients that you might already know: corn, chiles, avocado; and some that you might not think about like cactus and pumpkin.

May shares some interesting info about certain prehispanic foods and the roles they played within ancient civilizations.

Jim expresses his love of chimichangas, which makes May laugh and starts a conversation about Tex-Mex versus authentic Mexican food. 

What Mexican tradition takes 100 ingredients to make? What’s the difference between sopes, huaraches, gorditas, tlacoyos, and tacos? Find out in this week’s episode!