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Mexican Cuisine

Mexican cuisine is one of the most diverse and flavorful in the world, with a rich history and culture behind it. Corn, beans, chili peppers, and other herbs and spices are staples in many dishes, although regional differences are reflected in the cuisine as a whole.

The taco, one of Mexico's most iconic dishes, is a pocketed corn or flour tortilla filled with a variety of meats, veggies, and sauces. Tamales, enchiladas, mole, and pozole are also very popular. Rice, beans, and guacamole are often served with Mexican meals.

Mexican cuisine can be accommodating for those who have dietary limitations. Many traditional dishes are naturally gluten-free, such as corn tortillas, rice, and beans. Vegetarian and vegan options are also widely available, such as nopales (cactus), chiles rellenos (stuffed peppers), and chilaquiles (tortilla chips with salsa) (tortilla chips with salsa). But it's important to know that some dishes may contain animal products or be made with lard or other animal fats. If you have special dietary needs, you should always ask the server or chef.

Keep in mind that Mexican food can be very spicy, so people who can't handle a lot of heat might want to ask for mild or non-spicy options. It's also important to be cautious when trying street food, as hygiene standards may vary. Overall, Mexican food is tasty and varied, and you shouldn't miss it if you're traveling in Mexico.

Mexican Beverages

Mexico has a rich history of traditional drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Here are a few examples of common beverages that can be found in Mexico:

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