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Can You Pass This Mexican Food Test?

It goes beyond just tacos.

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    Concha is Spanish for seashell. It goes by this name because it closely resembles one.

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    Elote is Spanish for "corn," and it is often slathered in mayo. Find a recipe here.

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    This amazing snack is called a Gansito. Gansito is Spanish for "Little goose," which explains why its mascot is, well, a goose.

    This amazing snack is called a Gansito. Gansito is Spanish for "Little goose," which explains why its mascot is, well, a goose.
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    A bolillo is a hard roll, with a soft center.

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    Tacos al pastor are usually served with a chunk of pineapple.

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    Menudo is a "long-simmered soup made of beef tripe and hominy" that is said to be the perfect solution to a long, drunken night out.

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    This is also known as a "mangoneada" or a "chamango." Find a recipe here.

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    Takis are made by the Mexican brand Barcel.

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    When made in large amounts, Mexican tamales are typically cooked in large steamers such as this one.

    When made in large amounts, Mexican tamales are typically cooked in large steamers such as this one.
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    Crispy, or "hard-shelled" tacos actually have an American origin.

 
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