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Latin american foods

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Latin american foods

  1. 1. Latin American Foods By: Elizabeth Gonzalez
  2. 2. The most widely used crop is… <ul><li>Maize (aka corn)-is a crop that was first grown in Mesoamerica, it is now the most widely grown modern crop. </li></ul><ul><li>Used to make tortillas, tamales, popusas, and it is found in corn syrup! </li></ul><ul><li>Popcorn… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tomato or Potato? <ul><li>The potato originated in southern Peru, it was primary energy source for Inca empire </li></ul><ul><li>The tomatoes exact origins are unclear, but Aztec writings do mention it. Found and consumed in Mexico and Mesoamerica </li></ul>
  4. 4. Choco-Chocolate <ul><li>Cacao is what chocolate is made of and it hass been found in Mexico, central and south america </li></ul><ul><li>Aztecs are reported to have used it in drinks </li></ul>

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