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Mexico: Recipes and Cuisine

Mexican Chile Vendor

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Long before the arrival of Europeans, Mexico was home to the great Maya, Aztec and Zapotec civilizations. These peoples had well developed agriculture with staples that have become familiar the world over, including corn, peppers, beans, avocados, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, jicama, and a wide variety of squashes.

Recipes

Mexican Recipes

Try these recipes from Mexico.

Pozole

Bowl of pozole blanco

(Mexican pork and hominy stew)

Atole

An olla filled with atole

(Mexican warm cornmeal beverage)

Ceviche

Ceviche con choclo y cancha

(Latin citrus-marinated seafood)

Guacamole

Guacamole (Mexican avocado dip)

(Mexican avocado sauce and condiment)

Adobo

Heads of garlic

(Latin garlic-pepper-vinegar marinade)