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The Regions of Mexico and How They Taste

Mexican food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. It remains purely Mexican even though several different cultures have introduced ingredients and culinary influences over thousands of years. The most consistent ingredient may be the pride the Mexican cook takes in preparing the dishes of Mexico and sharing them with friends and family.

Officially called the United Mexican States, Mexico is an impressive landmass covering more than 750,000 square miles. Its thirty-one states are home to some 100 million people. Mexico is a mixture of majestic ruins, remote villages, modern industrial centers, and cosmopolitan Mexico City, the largest metropolitan area in the world.   more...


The Cooking of Mexico

by Matthew Locricchio

Book Contents


Soups, Salsas, and Snacks

A Taco Party!

  • A Taco Party
  • Chicken Breasts in Stock
  • Ground Meat Filling for Tortillas
  • Little Pork

Vegetables, Rice, and Beans

  • Zucchini with Corn and Tomatoes
  • White Rice
  • Beans Cooked in a Pot

Main Dishes

  • Chicken in Almond Sauce
  • Red Snapper from Veracruz
  • Shrimp in Pumpkin Seed Sauce
  • Red Enchiladas
  • Tamale Pie

Desserts and Drinks

  • Rice Pudding
  • Mexican Celebration Cookies
  • Fresh Fruit Coolers
  • Mexican Hot Chocolate

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