Presentation on theme: "La Comida en México. ¿Cuándo Comen en México? Mealtimes: El desayuno 7:00 - 7:30 El almuerzo 11:00 – 12:00 Snack (La Merienda) La comida 2:00."— Presentation transcript:
¿Cuándo Comen en México? Mealtimes: El desayuno 7:00 - 7:30 El almuerzo 11:00 – 12:00 Snack (La Merienda) La comida 2:00 - 3:00 Big Meal of Day (La Comida Grande) La cena 7:00 – 9:00
El Desayuno Chilaquiles Chilaquiles – fried corn tortillas cut up with salsa or mole on top. Eggs and sometimes chicken are added and it has cheese or sour cream on top. Usually served with refried beans. Quesadillas Burritos Zucaritas con Tigre Toño Chocolate Caliente
El Almuerzo (una merienda) Torta Torta – small sandwich served on a firm, crusty white roll. Can be served hot or cold – there are a variety of kinds. Enchilada Fruta … mango, papaya, sandía, fresas Jícama Jícama – the root of the jícama plant. Tastes sweet and starchy, similar to apples or raw green beans. Typically eaten raw with salt, lemon or lime juice and chili powder. Added to soups and other hot dishes. Used to dip in salsa as an alternative to tortilla chips or on top of salads.
La Comida Enchiladas MolePoblano Mole Poblano – made with dried chili peppers, ground nuts/seeds, spices, chocolate, salt, avocado leaves, onions and garlic. Mole Verde – similar to poblano, but gets its green color from the toasted pumpkin seeds that form the sauce's base. As well as using ingredients such as Romaine Lettuce, cilantro and tomatillos. Tamales Tamales – wrapped in corn husks or plantain leaves and steamed. Filled with corn dough (masa), meat, cheese and spiced chilies. Tacos – Tacos al Pastor is most popular type. Made with pork, spiced chili peppers, spices and herbs.
La Cena Tacos Quesadillas Taquitos Taquitos – small rolled up corn tortilla filled with beef or chicken and fried. Flautas are very similar, but made with flour tortillas. Sopes – small circle of fried masa (corn meal) soaked in lime is the base. Topped with refried beans, cheese, onions, red/green salsa and sour cream. Pork and chicken can be used too.
Las Bebidas Atole Atole – hot drink with masa, cinnamon, water & vanilla. Chocolate can be added. Very popular at Christmas. Manzana Lift Manzana Lift – carbonated drink made by Coca Cola for Latin America. 5 varieties: golden, green, red, zero red & + manzana Jarritos Jarritos – popular soft drink brand. Variety of fruit flavors. Coca Coca – what they call Coke in Mexico. Aguas de Fruta / Aguas Frescas