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irishmexican

Jun 2, 2015, 2:01 PM

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Hi there
Im an irish man who loves mexican cuisine and especially burrittos,im opening a food stall here in ireland soon sellling burrittos as iv worked in a burritto stall before.Im just looking for advice how to keep pinta beans in a bain marie,will i have to keep topping them up with water to keep them moist after they have been cooked and place din the bain marie??Any feedback and advice would be greatly appreciated.



geraldine89

Jul 14, 2015, 3:45 AM

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 Bain-marie is really nothing more like a water bath. It just that water helps to cook evenly by distributing the heat. I used for creamy caramel flan recipe. Water helps the flan cook evenly. More heating helped for creamy and silky texture.


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La Isla


Jul 14, 2015, 9:06 AM

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But burritos aren't really Mexican food. More like Tex-Mex.



sioux4noff

Jul 27, 2015, 2:05 PM

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And how does that help him with his bean question?
Here is Guadalajara we have been to several places that serve burros, burritas and burritos. Various names, similar things. And none of them appear TexMex to this TexMex lovin' former Texan.
Nothing like Freebirds or Chipotle here.


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rvgringo

Jul 27, 2015, 2:56 PM

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TexMex seems to be a New Mexico/Arizona/Texas/Sonora style of cooking, somewhat different from the style of cooking in the interior of Mexico, which also has many variations from one region to another. After all, NM, AZ and TX were part of Mexico not too long ago, and the Sonoran Desert probably made exchanging recipies with the more southern regions a rather infrequent event. Darwin proved that isolation causes uniqueness, so I guess the same applies to cooks in far distant places.



sioux4noff

Jul 27, 2015, 3:03 PM

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Good points, rvgringo. Just because something isn't traditional in your area, or for that matter traditional anywhere, doesn't make it wrong. Cuisines change with time, taste and exposure to new methods and ingredients.



chinagringo


Jul 27, 2015, 3:20 PM

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I beg to differ when it comes to terrible excuse for food called New Mexico style! When smothered in "red or green" is the primary consideration, the poorly prepared concoction below makes little difference. In 11 years of living in this State, the closest respectible Mexican food can be found in Alamosa, CO. Beyond that give us any regional style Mexican food found most anywhere in Mexico!
Regards,
Neil
Albuquerque, NM




rvgringo

Jul 27, 2015, 3:27 PM

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You are actually in agreement, as it seems the “regionality“ of New Mexican dishes is all about the chiles, with little regard for “what is underneath“. The cult of hot pepper lovers may flock there simply for the heat. They say it is addictive.
I just go indigestion typing that......



chinagringo


Jul 27, 2015, 3:49 PM

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Believe it or not - we know people who have to carry chile travel kits when traveling to places like San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Memphis, New Orleans, etc to improve entees in recognized fine dining restaurants. They just can't possibly tolerate anything if it doesn't have chile smothering it! When we first moved here, we went out for Italian and you cannot imagine my reaction when served Chicken Fettuccine loaded with hot green chiles! Then again Wendy's and McDonald's both have green chile cheeseburgers and at least one bakery is well known for their Green Chile Apple Pies. To make matters even worse, we have only found two establishments that serve decent Margaritas.

We have enjoyed far more authentic Mexican food in Arizona and Colorado!
Regards,
Neil
Albuquerque, NM




rvgringo

Jul 27, 2015, 3:59 PM

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And I thought the population was sparse here in Arizona, but it is some three times the population of New Mexico. Are those peppers effective birth control measures? Maybe so......



chinagringo


Jul 27, 2015, 4:27 PM

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Say what on the birth control? They still crank them out with guns in their hands and a talent for crime!

How many cities of decent size have had to accept oversight and management by the Department of Justice. In the last month, I have had to add about five streets to my list of "no drive zones" and I only have one of those for Mexico.
Regards,
Neil
Albuquerque, NM




sioux4noff

Jul 27, 2015, 5:08 PM

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An interesting article about burritos popularity in the US. It says burritos were a Mexican invention.
http://www.vox.com/...ry-invention-america



La Isla


Jul 27, 2015, 5:14 PM

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A quick glance at the article confirms my suspicion that the burrito probably originated in northern Mexico close to the border with the US. That could be why you don't find them in places like Mexico City or in areas of the country that are farther south. Since Americans like super-sized everything, that could be why burritos have become so popular in the States, instead of the more modestly-sized taco or tostada.



chinagringo


Jul 27, 2015, 5:19 PM

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So the next question in the natural string would be: where was the breakfast burrito invented?
Regards,
Neil
Albuquerque, NM




sioux4noff

Jul 27, 2015, 8:21 PM

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A quick glance at the article confirms my suspicion that the burrito probably originated in northern Mexico close to the border with the US.




The people in that area of Mexico most likely would disagree with your assessment of burritos not being Mexican.



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That could be why you don't find them in places like Mexico City or in areas of the country that are farther south.




As I noted, we have had them in Guadalajara, just did this evening.



cbviajero

Jul 27, 2015, 8:44 PM

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So the next question in the natural string would be: where was the breakfast burrito invented?

They might not have been invented there but the best burritos,breakfast,or otherwise,can be found in LA,the burritos in Mexico , even the famous Burritos de Moyahua can't hold a candle to them.imo.


(This post was edited by cbviajero on Jul 27, 2015, 8:55 PM)



chinagringo


Jul 28, 2015, 7:03 AM

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What perfect timing: just saw a news report of this most excellent new product this morning:
http://www.hatchup.com/

What a perfect addition for the Mexican Pizza Cooks who typically use ketchup as an ingredient!
Regards,
Neil
Albuquerque, NM




Anonimo

Jul 30, 2015, 12:04 AM

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That article strains mightily to offer an origin of the burrito. IMO, it didn't have to have a "discoverer" or "inventor, for Pete's sake. It's a flour tortilla wrapped around some food. Any Juan Fulano could have done it.



Saludos,
Anonimo



sioux4noff

Jul 30, 2015, 6:23 AM

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True!



AlanMexicali


Sep 5, 2015, 5:49 AM

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So the next question in the natural string would be: where was the breakfast burrito invented?

They might not have been invented there but the best burritos,breakfast,or otherwise,can be found in LA,the burritos in Mexico , even the famous Burritos de Moyahua can't hold a candle to them.imo.


IMO the best burritos can be found at any Mexican taco shop in San Diego. The classic burrito there has no beans or rice added to dilute the meat, guacamole and salsa fresca. In LA they have meat, beans and rice and if you order an "all meat" burrito you are getting what San Diegans have been enjoying for decades at no extra cost like they are in LA. [an all meat burrito costs more] They are huge and have been all along. Thank Roberto´s Taco Shops for this since the 70s.


(This post was edited by AlanMexicali on Sep 5, 2015, 5:54 AM)



chicois8

Sep 5, 2015, 9:18 AM

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I can remember sitting in the Cabo San Lucas bus station in 1977 ordering five burritos for a dollar, all they were was some shredded meat in a rolled up flour tortilla.
Rincon de Guayabitos,Nayarit
San Mateo, California



La Isla


Sep 5, 2015, 4:53 PM

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I can remember sitting in the Cabo San Lucas bus station in 1977 ordering five burritos for a dollar, all they were was some shredded meat in a rolled up flour tortilla.


Doesn't sound very appetizing. I´ll stick to tacos, like the yummy shrimp tacos I had today for lunch, thank you very much!



chicois8

Sep 5, 2015, 6:36 PM

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I can remember sitting in the Cabo San Lucas bus station in 1977 ordering five burritos for a dollar, all they were was some shredded meat in a rolled up flour tortilla.


Doesn't sound very appetizing. I´ll stick to tacos, like the yummy shrimp tacos I had today for lunch, thank you very much!


Actually the meat was pretty tasty, it had to have been simmered in a tomato / chili based broth. Were your tacos 5 for a dollar?

The point I was trying to make was there were foods named burritos back in `77 so when you say burritos are not Mexican you may be mistaken. Maybe the first one was made for a actual old burro..............
Rincon de Guayabitos,Nayarit
San Mateo, California

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La Isla


Sep 5, 2015, 6:58 PM

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I guess I was wrong. It sounds as though burritos have existed in Mexico at least since 1977 but not in most parts of the country. I wonder where they first appeared and how they got their name. However, I have seen (and eaten) "burritas" in Mexico City.

"Here's a bit of information about the history of the burrito: Burritos [ ] are not so popular as a taco or chilli. Although they were created in Chihuahua, a state from North Mexico, burritos and even fajitas are classified as part of the Tex-Mex culinary specialties. Tex-Mex refers to the dishes created by Mexican families living in Texas. Burritos are mainly eaten in Chihuahua, some other states in the north of the country and United States.
Apart from Chihuahua, the rest of the country wouldn’t recognise burritos as a traditional Mexican dish. Before a burrito a Mexican would choose tacos, quesadillas with spicy sauce o a big plate of enchiladas."

http://www.lexiophiles.com/english/the-true-story-about-burritos


(This post was edited by La Isla on Sep 5, 2015, 7:15 PM)



chicois8

Sep 5, 2015, 7:56 PM

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If you think about it a soft taco is U shaped and a burrito is rolled, maybe someone was making an enchilada and could not afford the sauce,LOL

Like I said earlier the first time may have been made with burro meat.....
Rincon de Guayabitos,Nayarit
San Mateo, California



La Isla


Sep 5, 2015, 8:02 PM

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Read the rest of the article to find out why they're called "burritos".



sparks


Sep 6, 2015, 6:32 AM

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In the 1895 Diccionario de Mexicanismos, the burrito was identified as a regional item from Guanajuato and defined as "Tortilla arrollada, con carne u otra cosa dentro, que en Yucatán llaman coçito, y en Cuernavaca y en Mexico, taco" (A rolled tortilla with meat or other ingredients inside, called 'coçito' in Yucatán and 'taco' in the city of Cuernavaca and in Mexico City)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burrito

Sparks Mexico Blog - Sparks Costalegre



AlanMexicali


Sep 6, 2015, 8:00 AM

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Read the rest of the article to find out why they're called "burritos".



I can´t find it and what article but have my own theory. A burro is for carrying or a beast of burden. A very large tortilla with food inside wrapped up is a carrying device to transport your lunch out to where you are working, no Tupperware, baggies or aluminum foil in those days. Just cloths. Burrito,.. little burro. Now I am homesick for a SD taco shop burrito.


(This post was edited by AlanMexicali on Sep 6, 2015, 8:01 AM)



La Isla


Sep 6, 2015, 10:04 AM

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Read the rest of the article to find out why they're called "burritos".



I can´t find it and what article but have my own theory. A burro is for carrying or a beast of burden. A very large tortilla with food inside wrapped up is a carrying device to transport your lunch out to where you are working, no Tupperware, baggies or aluminum foil in those days. Just cloths. Burrito,.. little burro. Now I am homesick for a SD taco shop burrito.


Don't know why you can't find the article - the link works fine for me. Anyway, you have more or less guessed the origin of the word without any help from the internet!



MazDee

Oct 24, 2015, 7:18 PM

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I just read this long and interesting thread about burritos, and I don't believe anyone ever responded to the Irishman's initial question! After reading all those posts about whether he was or was not doing "real" Mexican food, he obviously gave up on finding a way to keep his beans hot!



irishmexican

Oct 25, 2015, 2:29 AM

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wow its my first time logging on here and just seen all the cool posts up above,id like to just answer guys i set up my burrito stall mid july and its going very good every saturday,i just had a gig catering at a hostel for 50 american students last nite and they loved my burritos,i keep the pinto beans moist and warm in a bain marie i was fortunate to get advice from a mexican cook.
I hope to visit mexico one day for sure.
Thanks for all yer interest.
The irishmexican



robt65

Mar 24, 2016, 5:06 AM

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Fair Warning !!! - Eating a Breakfast Burrito in San Juan del Rio, QRO !!!!
My first ever experience of eating a much beloved tradition of a McDonalds Breakfast Burrito in San Juan del Rio, QRO was a fast and unforgettable one. First off was the getting used to the fact that breakfast sausage in Mexico is not the same as in many parts of México it is simply a FUD hot dog chopped up and not really breakfast sausage as we have come to know it NOB.

Secondly was the fact that both ends of the burrito were left open, . . . . . . and as I took the first bite of my familiar epicurean delight, the juices came rushing out and promptly squirted all over my nice clean shirt, a "pale yellow color" at that, advertising I was indeed a newly arrived "gringo" eating at this favorite breakfast house before learning to read Spanish and relying on the only familiar word on the menu, . . . . . . . an "old friend" the McDonald's Breakfast Burrito!!!!

Who knows maybe his next client was a fashion designer and stole my idea of making a "Gringo Burrito Shirt" and maybe made a million pesos off of my idea! (smiling) or maybe the owner of the McDonalds franchise who forgot about it right away, as both ends of the McDonald's Breakfast Burrito remain open to this very day! (smiling) (Smiling, not so brightly at that (pardon the pun))

So fair warning . . . . . Bring a bib, or a raincoat at the very least, when eating a McDonald's Breakfast Burrito in San Juan del Rio, QRO ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !


robt65


(This post was edited by robt65 on Mar 24, 2016, 5:30 AM)