Mexico is known for its stunning architecture and is also quite popular for its delicious food.
Never Miss the Mexican Tortillas
In Mexico, you will come across different varieties of tortillas, all different and delicious in their own unique way.
- Chilaquiles – Made up of fried tortilla chips mixed with green or red salsa sauce
- Tostadas – Crisp tortilla base loaded with different toppings of your choice
- Enchiladas – Tortillas are made of corn served with fillings of your choice
- Flautas/ Taquitos – Fried tortillas rolled up with fillings of your choice
- Sopes – Thicker tortillas topped with fillings of your choice
If you have time, you can book a Mexico City Food Tour that will take you around different Mexican markets and try out their traditional food.
Pozole is a stew or soup made from pork or chicken stock. Menudo is a soup made with dried maize kernels and cow stomach. Tacos al pastor are tacos filled with pork, onions, cilantro, salsa and pineapple. Chiles en nogada is a dish that consists of Puebla filled with meat, fruits and different spices poured with walnut sauce.
Guacamole is made from avocados, onions, chili peppers and lime juice. Tamales are dumplings made from corn dough filled with salsa, chicken, beef or pork and wrapped either in banana leaves or corn husk.
Nopalitos is a dish is made from cactus and can be eaten as salad with vegetables of your choice. Fideo is noodles cooked in thick tomato sauce and mixed with chicken, clams and vegetables. Torta Ahogada is a sandwich made from meat and chili pepper sauce
Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth
Pan Dulce is a type of sweet bread that is eaten with hot chocolate. Cajeta is another popular dessert made from goat’s milk. Flan is a type of custard cake topped with caramelized sugar or vanilla flavoring.
If you like bread pudding, then you might want to try out Capriotada, made from cinnamon and bread dipped in syrup and cinnamon sticks, garnished with nuts and fruits.
You will never get bored of eating the same food in Mexico as the country has a lot to offer.