The advantages of Mexican food

One of the most important cuisines of our world is the original one in Mexico, so much so that UNESCO awarded it the title of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2010. This makes the dishes of this country a true culinary masterpiece and an experience that you should have at least once in a lifetime.

Mexican food is not only a cultural presence but also has multiple advantages both for health and from a strategic point of view when cooking, and today we are going to mention two great advantages of the gastronomy of this country.

Use of a wide variety of ingredients

Due to the diversity of flora and fauna in Mexico, as well as the multitude of cooking techniques in the country, there are a lot of ingredients that are used to prepare typical Mexican dishes.

Among the most outstanding are corn, sacred food for ancient Mesoamerican cultures, and raw material for the elaboration of delicacies such as tortillas, pozoles, tamales, enchiladas, and others.

Do not forget the chili, which is the architect of one of the flavors that popular culture most associates with Mexico: The spicy, is used mainly in sauces and as a companion in several foods such as tacos, empanadas, and others. This ingredient is so characteristic of Mexico, that the chronicler Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, mentioned that Mexicans, without chili, would not know that they are eating.

Also, one of the best-known ingredients of the country are beans, used in the national cuisine since before the arrival of the Spaniards to the new world, it is the favorite legume of Mexicans and, in the country, more than fifty different varieties of this food are eaten. One of the most characteristic dishes prepared with this ingredient is fried beans, used both in common lunches and at parties such as wedding roasts.

Unparalleled versatility

As a result of the variety of ingredients used to prepare typical dishes of the country, there is the versatility of the dishes that can be consumed, people can enjoy jewels of Mexican cuisine regardless of their physical condition or the nutritional limitations they have.

Many experts in elderly care Mexico have shown that the country’s gastronomy is also suitable for the elderly, because foods such as guacamole, high in protein since avocado is its main ingredient, are an excellent supplement for people who can not consume, for example, red meats.

In the same way, if you recently underwent a tummy tuck Tijuana, you have the advantage that the local cuisine plays in your favor, because in this city and, throughout Mexico in general, there are dishes suitable for the post-operative, and for recoveries, such as the case of all those dishes made from fruits such as mango, papaya, and guava, which are nutritious and, at the same time, easy to digest.