Taste Mexico

Learn the histories, meet the makers, and discover the secret ingredient of Mexico's food culture

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Pueblos Mágicos de MéxicoSecretaría de CulturaSecretaría de las Culturas y Artes de OaxacaMuseo Franz MayerMUCHO-Museo del ChocolateMuseo Soumaya.Fundación Carlos SlimCultura Jalisco
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Ancient origins of our favorite snacks

Chocolate's story starts in Mexico. Mesoamerican cultures made a bitter, fermented drink from cacao, and drank it as part of religious ceremonies.

Baja’s fine vines

You’ve heard of Mexican beer and tequila, but you may not know that Mexico is also home to many thriving vineyards. Did you know that 90% of Mexico’s wine is produced in the Baja California region?

Chihuahua, land of Ralámuli traditions

The indigenous Ralámuli people of Chihuahua have a culinary calendar which follows the seasons. They mark important points of the agricultural year with great feasts and sacred dishes such as beef tonari.

Iguanas and rattlesnakes, oh my!

Some surprising ingredients go into traditional Mexican dishes, such as insects, iguanas, and even snakes.

A flagship dish

Chile en nogada is a Pueblan dish made with stuffed poblano chiles topped with walnut sauce and pomegranate seeds. The green, white, and red of the ingredients reflect the colors of the Mexican national flag.

The largest food market on Earth

Mexico City’s largest food market is Central de Abasto, which stretches across an area equivalent to about 327 soccer pitches

The prehistoric sloth behind your dish...

The ancient Giant Ground Sloth was one of the only animals capable of swallowing avocado seeds, and spread those seeds far and wide in their dung. The plant wouldn't have survived without these big furry friends, so next time you have an avo on your plate, be sure to thank a sloth!

A rich palette

Mexico City is home to around 15,000 restaurants, from street eats to the fine dining of 'Pujol'

¡Buen Provecho!

Introducing Mexico's culinary culture with fun foodie facts from the 32 states...

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Aside from France, Mexican food culture is the only one in the world to make it to the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage

Eating with Chef Enrique Olvera

The famous chef talks about Mexican food worldwide and the importance of producers

Let's get corny

Learn everything you need to know about Mexico's fundamental ingredient

Time for your main course

Savor the flavors and histories of the most important Mexican dishes