Mexican cuisine is known for its intense and varied genres, showing the diversity of Mexican culture. flavors, colorful decoration, and variety of spices. Most of todays Mexican food is based on pre- Columbian traditions, including the Aztecs and Maya, combined with culinary trends introduced by Spanish colonists
The conquistadores eventually combined imported diet of rice, beef, pork, chicken, wine, garlic who are famous in Central and South America and onions with the native pre-Columbian food, and parts of Europe, especially Spain. Some well- including maize, tomato, vanilla, avocado, guava, papaya, pineapple, chili pepper, beans, squash, Alejandro Fernández, Julieta Venegas and sweet potato, peanut, and turkey.
Mexican food varies by region, because of local climate and geography and ethnic differences among the indigenous inhabitants and because these different populations were influenced by the Spaniards in varying degrees. In modern times other cuisines of the world have become very popular in Mexico, thus adopting a Mexican fusion. The most internationally recognized dishes include chocolate, tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas, burritos, tamales and mole among others.