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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 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.

Pan de Muerto

Mexican Day of the Dead bread

(Mexican anise-scented bread for the Day of the Dead)

Cochinita Pibil

A plate of cochinita pibil

(Mexican citrus-marinated pork slow-roasted in banana leaves)