|Lesson 7: Mexicans and Central Americans|
A Traditional Oaxacan Comida
A Border Dinner
Fresh Red Salsa and Tortilla Chips
List two regional United States foods that are modifications of Mexican recipes. First, describe the possible origin dish, and then explain how it has been modified.
An Ecuadorian Dinner
Fresh corn Tamales
Plaintains and Milk
What countries make up Central America?
A Guatemalan Dinner
Describe the food staples of Central America.
A Brazilian Celebration
Braised Collard greens
Coconut Bread Pudding or Tortellini de Banana
Do immigrants from Mexico and Central America have any health problems? How may acculturation to the American diet contribute to these health problems?
Optionally, make one or more of the recipes listed here for your family to try.