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Mexican food is better with tequila

After tasting Mexican food paired with Tequila, nothing will taste the same for you…

If you are a unique culinary experience lover, prepare your taste to reach a new higher level of flavor. It is not a new thing to taste or ingest two different foods to get a better flavor. Many people are used to doing this thanks to the wine pairing. Actually, it is the most famous of all, but did you know that you can also pair your food with tequila?

Even though these combinations are relatively new, pairing Mexican food with tequila has become a very popular habit in recent years.

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what kind of dishes may I pair with tequila?

To answer this question, it is important to remember you that there are different tequila styles, such as “blanco”, “reposado”, “añejo”, etcetera. If you want to know more about them, you should read the blog entry “Different tequila styles”

Now, we are sharing with you our greatest secrets to do Mexican food more delicious with a tequila glass.

Pairing with “blanco” tequila

Due to its freshness and its agave plant flavor, it is perfect to be paired with fish and seafood. An incredible idea would be to pair a delicious “Vallarta ceviche” (chopped onion, tomato and other species with fish or seafood mix) with a delicious Jose Cuervo Tradicional Plata tequila. other kind of food that can be paired with this tequila are tuna fish and octopus. The real star for this style of pairing is citric and fresh food.

Pairing with “Reposado” Tequila

Through the time in the barrel, this kind of tequila gets some vanilla, nuts, anise and wooden flavors. This way, soft meat such as chicken, turkey, fish, etcetera, get a new flavor at combining them with Jose Cuervo Tradicional tequila. If you want to taste, even more, do not doubt about a “Mole” (chocolate and chili pepper mix with chicken or meat). This type of tequila will emphasize the ingredients’ flavor. A completely new experience for your palate.

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Old tequila pairing

There is no doubt that talking about Mexican food, this is one of the favorite types of tequila to pair due to its wooden and caramel flavors. This is ideal to drink with Mexican desserts, especially the ones with chocolate.

Now that you know some of the best-kept secrets of pairing with tequila, you may be asking…

Where can I find a dinner to pair with tequila?

As we told you, despite this kind of pairing is becoming popular around Mexico, the best place to taste this delicious and unique way of eating Mexican food paired with the best tequila is Tequila Pueblo Magico. In this beautiful town, you will be able to find very famous restaurants as “La Antigua Casona” and “Hotel Villa Tequila Restaurant”, where you will enjoy the traditional Mexican food with the most extended menu of Jose Cuervo Tequilas.

What are you waiting for? Discover a new culinary experience at the Tequila Pueblo Magico.

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