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Mexico: Recipes and Cuisine

Mexican Chile Vendor

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.

Pozole

Bowl of pozole blanco

(Mexican pork and hominy stew)

Atole

Atole Recipe (Mexican warm cornmeal beverage)

(Mexican warm cornmeal beverage)

Ceviche

Ceviche Recipe (Latin citrus-marinated seafood)

(Latin citrus-marinated seafood)

Guacamole

Guacamole Recipe (Mexican avocado sauce and condiment)

(Mexican avocado sauce and condiment)

Adobo

Heads of garlic

(Latin garlic-pepper-vinegar marinade)