Mexican food dishes. You will find that some authentic dishes from mexico can sometimes be slightly complicated with long ingredient lists. The other basic ingredient in all parts of mexico is the chile pepper. 2 history and food when the europeans arrived in mexico in 1517 mexicos indigenous native peoples included the aztecs of the central interior the maya in the yucatan peninsula and the zapotec in the south. Fish carne asada fajita beef and bean chicken mole chipotle pork chorizo and potato and the list goes on.
Yet americans are more likely to mention chipotle and taco bell when they think of mexican cuisine. Our mexican food names list. This cuisine had adaptions and influences throughout its history including early on from the nearby apache navajo and throughout new spain and the spanish empire also from. Authentic mexican cuisine at benitos.
Online shopping for grocery gourmet food from a great selection of tortillas taco shells kits enchiladas fajitas packaged mexican dinner kits more at everyday low prices. Chile peppers chile peppers are new world foods so it stands to reason native americans from southcentral americaamerican southwest ate them before the european explorers discovered these lands. Food timeline mexican and texmex history notes. Of course mexican food cannot be mentioned without tacosthere are so many varieties of tacos to choose from.
Even snacks like carnitas are made of simmered or braised pork that can be served with any of the above mentioned. Mexican food has a reputation for being very spicy but it has a wide range of flavors and while many spices are used for cooking not all are spicy. Mexican food is regionally diverse and flavorful with origins dating back to the aztec empire.