04 September 2008

Who invented Nachos?

This one is for my husband who is a big nachos fan ... it might be the cheese that drives this love of nachos but I know nachos is on the top ten favorite food list.

Adriana P. Orr is a researcher for Oxford English Dictionary who writes about her search for the etymology of the word nachos.

Short form? It dates back to 1940s and it was named after a chef from Eagle Pass. And apparently 21st of October is the International Day of the Nachos.

Do check out the full article, it is a absolute delight to read.