• Maria Mousa

Traditional Food In Mexico


Mexican cuisine consists of legumes, especially beans, corn and hot spices, as these are the basic ingredients for most of the meals of the people of Mexico, so American cuisine is influenced by the culture of South America, and therefore you find abundant spices, herbs and cheese.

The main Mexican dishes are varied in the geographical areas, as the northern regions dishes mainly depend on red meat, especially beef, goats, and sheep, while the southern regions dishes are characterized by abundant spices, vegetables, and the use of poultry meat, while the Mexican regions overlooking the ocean are specialized in seafood.

Mole

It is a Mexican sauce that has its own ingredients of cloves, anise, sesame seeds, coriander and hot pepper, along with raisins and almonds. These ingredients are mixed and used in most main dishes.

Chilaquiles

It is considered one of the most common dishes in Mexico, and it is a well-known Mexican tortilla bread with red sauce or Mole sauce, and they are cooked together, and added to cheese, meat, beans and eggs.

Tamales

Corn cooked in its own shell, to which are added vegetables, meat, cheese and spices.

Tacos

Taco is one of the most famous traditional Mexican dishes, and it is a half-rounded corn dough folded in which seafood or meat and cheese are placed, as well as tomatoes, peppers, onions and lettuce.

Huevos Divorciados

"Divided eggs" This is the translation of the word, one of the most famous breakfast meals in Mexico, which consists of two fried eggs, separated so that each one becomes with different ingredients and sauce

Chili con Carne

Chili con carne is one of the famous Mexican dishes that crossed the borders of Mexico. With toasted tortilla slices.

Huachinango a la Veracruzana

It is considered one of the best and most popular types of Mexican fish dishes, and its origins are in Veracruz overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The dish was influenced by the Spanish cuisine, where olive oil is used in its preparation. Garlic, jalapeno, olives and some herbs. Serve with rice prepared in the Mexican style or with oven-cooked potatoes.

Churros

Churros are among the most popular Mexican sweets in the world and not only in Mexico, and they consist of a dough of butter, water, flour and eggs.

Tres Leches

The Mexican Tres Lechees cake is also one of the most famous sweets globally, especially in Spain and Latin America, and the word Tres means three milk chaises, meaning the cake made from three types of milk, namely regular milk, concentrated milk and whipped cream.

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