Latin cuisine is one of the richest and most diverse in the world, and its influence has been felt in North America for centuries. Latin flavors, with their combination of fresh ingredients, intense spices, and unique cooking techniques, have captivated the palate of North Americans and have become an integral part of the culinary culture of this country. Latin cuisine is one of the richest and most diverse in the world. Its flavors, aromas, and textures are an explosion of pleasure for the senses.
Mexican food is undoubtedly the most popular among Latin cuisines in North America. Tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and quesadillas are just some of the Mexican dishes that can be found in high-end restaurants that increasingly incorporate Latin ingredients and techniques into their menus, as well as Latin products such as corn, chili, and cilantro. Other popular Latin dishes in North America include Peruvian ceviche, Puerto Rican arroz con pollo, Brazilian churrasco, and Cuban ropa vieja. Empanadas or pupusas, a dish of Spanish origin consisting of a dough filled with various ingredients (meat, chicken, etc.), are also popular.
The growing popularity of Latin flavors in North America reflects the increasing diversity of the population in this country. Latinos are now the largest ethnic group in the United States, and their cultural influence is felt in all areas, including gastronomy.
By: José Eliseo Guzmán B. – Profesional en Gastronomía