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Mexico: Recipes and Cuisine

Mexican vendor of dried peppers

Image Creative Commons by Emma T

Long before the arrival of Europeans, Mexico was home to the great Maya, Aztec and Zapotec civilizations. These peoples had a well developed agriculture all their own. Staples included corn, peppers, beans, avocados, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, jicama, chayote and other squashes.


Mexican Recipes

Try these recipes from Mexico.


(Latin garlic-pepper-vinegar marinade)


(Mexican warm cornmeal beverage)


(Latin citrus-marinated seafood)