MEXICAN FOOD

Crustaceans such as lobsters, shrimps, and crabs live at the bottom of the sea, the shell of these animals that inhabit seas, oceans, and rivers, is dark and its color varies between blue-green and reddish-brown. These colors are similar to the sea bottom and help them go unnoticed by predators.

Nopal is an indispensable food in Mexico for more than 10 thousand years. Its cultivation goes back to the ancient Mesoamerican cultures where they were prepared by toasting on a comal and stewing with zucchini or combined with meat from wild animals, such as deer, armadillos, and rabbits.

To talk about tamales is to talk about a whole ancestral tradition that is still in force. With the passing of time, it has become stronger thanks to the cultural and festive diversity that exists in Mexico. Its origin dates back to pre-Hispanic times, its main base is corn. No matter what type it is, here what varies is the...

If you are from the United States or Canada, you probably don't know the elote. It is the same meal you know as Mexican corn on the cob. It is a very popular food in Mexico and is not typically found in restaurants. You will not typically find elote in supermarkets. You can typically find it on the streets of Mexico. Elote is a Mexican street food....

The enchiladas is a typical Mexican dish that is elaborated with corn tortillas, bathed in a sauce, hot or not, using a chile in its preparation. Depending on the style of the dish, its ingredients, up to 100 types of enchiladas can be made.

During the 300 years of the viceroyalty, the main mix is between the indigenous and the Spanish; from there comes Mexican food, sprinkled with Arab flavors that arrived at the Iberian Peninsula and from there to Mexico, with black flavors brought by the African slaves and with Asian flavors that followed the route of the Nao from China or the...

In this Christmas season, one of the typical drinks we consume is punch, which contains a large amount of fruit, but sometimes one of them - tejocotes - goes unnoticed. But it is worth mentioning, not only because of the characteristic flavor it gives to this drink, but also because of other special aspects as part of the Mexican culture...

Esquites or Ezquites comes from the Nahuatl word Ízquitl, from Icehqui meaning 'toast' (in Spanish, tostar). Esquites are a very popular Mexican dish throughout the country, but especially in the central zone, made from the grain of the elote (tender corn).

Just storing food in the refrigerator does not guarantee its proper preservation if proper storage measures are not taken, according to Itzamná Baqueiro, a researcher at the Food and Development Research Center (CIAD).