The list of possible origins of birria is longer than a Mississippi preacher’s Sunday sermon
Mexican folklore claims that the tiny western state of Colima on the Pacific ocean is where birria was invented in the 16th century.
Legend has it that a shepherd had to abandon his goats in a cave and flee for his life due to a volcanic eruption. When he returned he found his herd had been trapped and cooked by the molten lava. Continue reading