10 Interesting Facts About Mexican Food

One type of cuisine that is gaining popularity is Mexican food, and it’s no question why.  It’s delicious, affordable and can be very healthy as well.

10 Interesting Facts About Mexican Food


  • Most of the food available today comes from the traditional recipes. These recipes were developed by the Mayas and Aztecs.
  • One of the facts about Mexican food is that some of the items contain ingredients like rattlesnake, spider monkey, and iguana.
  • Mexican food evolved with the Spanish colonies. They brought new cooking methods, ideas and ingredients to the traditional Mexican food.
  • Chili pepper has been one of the most important ingredients of the food from Mexico since ages. It is still very popular.
  • The Mexican food also has Caribbean and French influence.
  • Mexican food differs from region to region. The ingredients depend upon the geography and climate of that area.
  • In the north part of Mexico, meat is popular whereas, in the south, vegetables and chicken are relished.
  • The Mexican food offers many health benefits. The authentic Mexican food is low in fat, while being high in minerals and vitamins.
  • All the parts of a cow are used in the Mexican cuisine including: tongue, testicles, uterus, udder, stomach etc.

Most Famous Mexican Food

Some of the popular foods which form a part of Mexican cuisine are:

  • Guacamole
  • Tacos Tortillas
  • Gorditas
  • Pozole


  • Chilaquiles
  • Carnitas
  • Mole
  • Tostados
  • Sopes
  • Chiles Renellos
  • Ceviche
  • Huachinango
  • Pollo Pibil
  • Salsa

Now that you know the facts about Mexican foods, its time to try out some authentic stuff for taste as well as health.



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