Harvesting Jalapenos

The Soul of the Mexicans, Part 3

Dave DeWitt Mexico and Central America Leave a Comment

Creating a Cuisine, by Dave DeWitt The arrival of the Spanish in Mexico had a profound effect on the cuisine of the country as the ingredients the explorers brought with them soon transformed the eating habits of the Indians. However, the Aztecs and their descendants did not give up their beloved staples such as chiles, corn, and chocolate; they combined …