5 Things You Didn’t Know About Salsa
Americans go crazy for salsa. You'd be surprised to find out these facts about Salsa.
- We Make It A Lot like The Aztecs Made It. Tomatoes and chilis were first domesticated in Latin America thousands of years ago. Aztecs were the first to combine the ingredients and make salsa.
- Mexicans Find Our Salsa Eating Habits Strange. Mexicans eat salsa in moderation. Not like Americans who will go through a bowl in no-time flat. They view our habits to be kin to drinking dressing out of a bottle.
- A Syrup Maker Produced The First Commercially Successful Salsa In America. The Pace Family used to make syrup until they moved to San Antonio where they started make a lot of things including Salsa. It went over so well, they stopped producing everything else and just concentrated on Salsa.
- It Became America's Top Selling Condiment 25 Years Ago. It overcame ketchup in 1991.
- Pico De Gallo Salsa Means "Rooster Beak Salsa". It comes from the way we eat it with two fingers. It resembles a rooster pecking.
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