Mexican cuisine is known for its intense and varied flavors, colorful decoration, and the variety of spices that it has. Mexican gastronomy, in terms of diversity of appealing tastes and textures, is one of the richest in the world in proteins, vitamins, and minerals, though some people characterize it as greasy and excessively spicy.
Mexican food is popular throughout the world. But the kind you're probably used to -tacos with guacamole, quesadillas, enchiladas and carnitas- is only a small part of this country's culinary repertoire. With it's variety of indigenous civilizations, each region in México is marked by a distinct aroma, taste and texture.