Google honors Ignacio Anaya García - 'Father' of Mexican nachos makes diners fall in love

Today August 15, 2019, Google Doodle designed animation to celebrate Ignacio Anaya García's 124th birthday. So who is Ignacio Anaya García?

On this day (August 15) in 1895, Mexican culinary expert Ignacio Anaya García was born. The man who remembered him with the familiar nickname "Nacho", because he was the " father" of nachos - a dish that featured colors and flavors of Mexico.

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Google Doodle changed in honor of Ignacio Anaya García.

In the world of international cuisine, Mexico is famous for being a home of deeply spicy dishes and colorful flavors captivating world diners, that is why, Mexican cuisine has been recognized by UNESCO as Intangible cultural heritage of humanity (2010).

One of the dishes that was born nearly 8 decades ago is famous until today is the nachos dish - the dish was born very casually under the skilled hands of chef Mexcio Ignacio Anaya García.

So how is this special nachos born?

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Ignacio Anaya García - the father of nachos.(Photo: Internet).

World cuisine recognized the creation of nachos do Ignacio Anaya García 'revolutionizing' world cuisine by melting Wisconsin cheese on some slices of jalapeno peppers and totopos (tortilla chips).

In 1943, Ignacio Anaya García served as head chef at Club Victoria, a famous restaurant in the border town of Piras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico.

One day, when the restaurant was closed, there was a group of American women, the wife of soldiers stationed at the nearby Eagle Pass air base, please come in to ask for a snack. Because the other restaurant staff had left, only Ignacio Anaya García remained. He then came up with the idea of ​​cutting potatoes into triangles and frying them, then he covered a layer of cheese and jalapeno peppers. The unforgettable food makes the guests feel interesting.

The nachos was born from that!

Protestant gossip, special dishes created by Ignacio Anaya García were added to the restaurant's menu first; At the same time this dish also appeared in an American cooking book in early 1949.

By 1960, Ignacio Anaya García opened a private restaurant named El Nacho.

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Pictures of nachos dishes in Mexico.(Photo: Internet).

76 years since the birth of nachos, Mexican flavored food has quickly spread throughout the world.

In October every year (October 13-15), the city of Piedras Negras celebrates the International Nachos Festival to honor the "father" of the nachos - talented chef Ignacio Anaya García and enjoy a moist heritage. The great realization he created for the country and the people of Mexico.

The giant nachos cake made on these occasions is included in the Guinness Book of Records about the world's largest nachos.

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Huge nachos cake in Mexico.(Photo: Internet).

To date, nachos is also known as "super fries" because of the interesting variations in every country in the world. People use different types of cheeses, create more with the filling part or pull out some ingredients that are hard to find or not taste . to create scrumptious nachos.

However, a plate of "Mexican flavored nachos" will include: tortillas, fresh pino beans, melted cheddar cheese and puree sprinkled on top, along with Jalapeno peppers, salsa, sour cream and a little cilantro. This dish is used by Mexican people as fast food or as a main dish in the family.

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