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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.

Recipes

Mexican Recipes

Try these recipes from Mexico.

Adobo

(Latin garlic-pepper-vinegar marinade)

Atole

(Mexican warm cornmeal beverage)

Ceviche

(Latin citrus-marinated seafood)