Day: December 27, 2013

The History of Three Famous Hispanic Foods Empanadas, Ceviche, and Flan


Over the last few decades, we’ve seen an explosion of the popularity of Hispanic food, ranging from the Americanized-Mexican treats from fast food chains to the well-loved, authentic offerings along the border. It’s not surprising that Hispanic cuisine has come to the forefront in the States; After all, according to the National Council of La Raza, 50.5 million Hispanics now live in the United States, sharing their culture with their fellow Americans.

Three of the most famous Hispanic foods are flan, empanadas, and ceviche. While many people assume that any type of Hispanic cuisine they find in the States is from Mexico, the fact is that there are countless other Hispanic cultures out there. It’s those cultures who laid the groundwork for the Hispanic additions to the American culinary landscape.

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