YUCATÁN
yucatan

fried fish in Mérida
Fried fish in Mérida, photo by Ruth McMurtry of Mérida

CULINARY THUMBNAIL

Here are the most notable characteristics of this state's cuisine:

  1. long coastline providing excellent seafood
  2. influence of Maya culture contributes greatly to local cuisine
  3. steamy tropical lowlands providing tropical produce
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EN ESPAÑOL:

TRADITIONAL DISHES TO LOOK FOR

Sopesand quesadillas in the Yucatan
Below, sopes, more or less (tortillas smeared with bean paste), and quesadillas (above)

SWEETS

NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS

ALCOHOLIC DRINKS


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Information on this page based on material presented in Gastronomía: Atlas cultural de México, 1988, an extensive and well illustrated work by various authors, published by the Secretaría del Educación Pública, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia in Mexico City.