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_.-In rec.food.cooking, Bob wrote the following -._
> But I can see that we're not going to come to any agreement on this; all I
> did was quote a good recipe for shredded beef for tacos. I have no interest
> in debating the definition or merits of authenticity.


According to his ideal then Italians couldn't have pasta with tomato
sauce because neither of those originated in Italy.
I agree with you, if it has coke in it it can be authentic Mexican.

Authentic isn't about 'originated' from an area it is 'naturalized' in
an area.

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