Description of Mexican Food
Tortillas (Tor-Tee-Yahs) - Thin corn pancakes used as a base for many dishes.
Tamales (Ta-mah-lays) - Savory meat fillings steamed in corn meat casings.
Chiles Rellenos (Shelays Rey-Ya-Nos) - Meatball wrapped in cheese with a piece of bell pepperr Deep fried.
Nachos (Na-Choz) - Melted cheese and green ortega chile peppers on toasted tortillas.
Tacos (Tah-Kohz) - Tortillas folded and fried crisp, filled with beef or chicken, lettuce and cheese.
Pico de Gallo (Pee-Coh Day Guy-Oh) - Chopped onions, pepperrs, tomatoes & cilantro mixed with lime juice.
Tostadas (Tohs-Tah-Dahs) - Corn tortilla, deep fried.
Chorizo (Cho-Ree-Zoh) - Mexican Sausage.
Guacamole (Wah-Kah-Mo-Lay) - Avocado Salad.
Frijoles Refritos (Free-Hole-Lays Ray-Free-Thos) - Refried Beans.
Chlupas (Cha-Lu-Paz) - Flat fried tortillas with refried beans, sprinkled with cheese, topped with guacamole salad.
Enchiladas (En-Chie-Lah-Dahs) - corn tortillas rolled around seasoned fillings, topped with red sauce and cheese.
Burrito (Bur-Ee-Toh) - Flour tortilla rolled around seasoned fillings, topped with cheese and burrito sauce.
Tostaguac (Toast-a-Wak) - Fried corn tortilla with beef topped with lettuce and guacamole.