Flash forward to the 21st century, when taco caterers bring us every variety of taco that draws inspiration from Europe, the Far East, North America and Africa. Those wonderful pockets made of corn or flour tortillas carry an explosion of taste that have cross-cultural appeal.
As best they can be surmised, of the Zacatecas and Durango states of Mexico (these are the silver mining areas). Characteristics of the tacos found here include the following:
- Soft tacos always made of maize (corn), always served warm and moist.
- Lettuce and tomato are served as side dishes, not as a taco ingredient.
- A broad variety of meats are used (but not hamburger), perhaps in a tangy marinade. They can include roast pork, blood