Mexican cuisine today is a uniquely complex blend of indigenous Mesoamerican cooking and the influences of Spanish, French, Chinese, African, and Caribbean cuisines.
Originally, maize, chiles, tomatoes, beans, squash, flowers, fruits, seeds, and leaves had been gathered and prepared in ways that became distinctly typical of the many varied regions of Mexico. For centuries that diversity has continued to exist with the additions of European, Asian and African ingredients such as chicken, beef, pork, cheese, garlic, onions and rice. The fusion of these ingredients, the creativity and care to produce the layered depths of flavor, both subtle and bold, complex and original is why in 2010 UNESCO declared “MEXICAN CUISINE AN INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF HUMANITY.”
Our mission is to honor this rich history with a focus on southern Mexican cooking, using traditional ingredients and traditional methods of preparation.