As part of the two oldest civilizations, Aztec and Mayan, Mexico has local traditions of food and culture dated back 3000 years. The basis of Mexican cuisine revolves around corn, beans and chili. Corn can be found in almost every meal, usually in the form of tortilla! Did you know Mexican cuisine was one of the ﬁrst culinary heritages to be added to the UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage?
In our explore Mexico box, we introduce families and kids to basic information about the country and to the different unique cooking methods in Mexican cooking. Including in the box are 3 popular recipes.