Mexico is a popular holiday destination for food lovers and Mexican food is delicious. The incredible flavor combinations of food out there is just amazing. The Mexican cuisine is a blend of different cultures and main staples used in it are corn, beans, squash, avocados, vanilla, and turkey etc.
And the authentic Mexican taste is something you will never forget. If you are planning a trip to Mexico then make sure that you taste the best flavors of the country. So here are the top dishes of Mexico that you must try:
The most famous Mexican dish is a taco, it is the favorite dish among the Mexican cuisine. The base of a taco is a corn-flour tortilla that is filled with different types of toppings like cooked meats, vegetables, and sauces. Every state in Mexico has their different style of filling tacos.
It is a tortilla filled with cheese and warmed until the cheese melts. You will find it everywhere in the capital, however, do not forget to specify that you want queso (cheese) in your quesadilla. Also, there are deep-fried quesadillas as well, you can choose from a variety of topping like potatoes, corns, and extra cheese.
Fajitas have three version beef, chicken or shrimp they are cooked with peppers and onion and served with tortillas. The meat in the dish is flavorful and tender and the peppers give it a crunch. It is one of the best Mexican dishes.
Gordita is Mexico’s street food and it is just delicious. It is very similar to tlacoyo, it is Mexican pastry made with masa and stuffed cheese, meat or fillings of your choice. On the side onion, cilantro and guacamole are served with spicy salsa. A gordita is usually prepared as a thick tortilla and in the deep-fried version the masa is separated into small portion and then each portion is filled with meat. The Pastry is immersed in boiled oil until golden and crispy on the outside.
This flavorful dish is so important to Mexican culture that it has been designated as an item of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO. It is a dark, heavy sauce that is usually served with chicken and it is widely used in Mexican cooking. In Mexico, you will get different varieties of mole and the best is mole poblano a rusty red sauce served with turkey or chicken. All the sauces are made using 20 or more ingredients.