Where the origin of Nachos?

One of popular typical dish of Mexican origin

Nachos with nacho cheese, olives, jalapeño pepper, sour cream and salsa - Image credit chee.hong

Nachos, so they were so loved, they say nachos in the form of chips made from tortillas and smothered in cheese sauce and a sprinkling of others such as bacon, jalapeños and a sprinkling of other pieces on it.

You may try the taste, so quotations from the site CNN Indonesia, March 23, and enjoy it in a relaxed, do not be confused how to enjoy this crispy tortilla chips.

Said a friend, "If you eat nachos or taco actually eaten with their hands as he finger food."

True, this is the kind of food that fits enjoyed directly with their hands. But often the question more deeply, not many people know where this savory snacks originated.

Josh Chetwynd disclose through a book he wrote titled "How the Hot Dog Found Its Bun", citing Foodbeast sites, nachos is a food that comes from an accident on the border of Texas and Mexico in the early 1940s.

The article describes in detail, in 1943, a group of wives of soldiers of the US Air Force that dwells in the Texas-Mexico border frequently travel to Mexico and shop for fun.

Introduction of culture through food, when a group of army wives is intending to eat at a restaurant called the Victory Club in Piedras Negras.

Seeing the crowds at their restaurant, the head waiter, Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya got a good idea when the chéfs are not in place, for some reason, he is improvised.

As written in the Oxford Companion of the Food and Drink, Nacho look around the kitchen are available, a good idea directly present, he then combine cheese and jalapeños on a pile of tortilla and serve it to them.

And, the guests, the wives of the soldiers feel a great introduction through its food, the news spread quickly. Culinary typical of the work of "Nacho" became popular as Tex-Mex food in the 1960s.

Apart Nacho name became popular, but he gave appreciation to Frank Liberto, the man who found a way to make homemade cheese easier when serving nachos, particularly in the large outdoor events.

Now, when you are in a place to eat, a café on a gorgeous weekend with a friend, a plate of nachos on the table.

Source: G Safira Taylor - CNN Indonesia, Foodbeast
Image: chee.hong from Kuala Lumpur via Wikipedia


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