North American cuisine consists of many types of delicious cuisines of various territory situated across North America. Taking things into contrast, famous cuisines you can find in three different territories. These are Canadian, United States and Mexican cuisines.

The base of the Mexican cuisine is corn which is appreciated in about each cuisine. Some of the more natural vegetables and natural products incorporate sweet potato, tomatillos, mango, tomatoes, avocado, pineapple, and papaya. The Mexico cuisine is a mix of the local Indian cuisine and Spanish impact.

 

 North American Cuisine Facts and History

 

Canada

The customary native Canadian cuisines depended on a blend of foraged foods, wild game, and cultivated agrarian products. All Canadian territories with their specialties and Inuit individuals utilized their local assets and own cuisine preparing strategies for their cooking styles. Pioneers and dealers from the British Isles represent the culinary impacts of early English Canada in Southern Ontario and the Maritimes, while French pilgrims represent the southern Quebec cuisine, New Brunswick, and Northern Ontario. Ontario’s Southwestern areas have solid Scandinavian and Dutch impacts.

Mexico

Mexican food is principally a combination of indigenous Mesoamerican culinary with mainly Spanish in European components included after the conquest of Aztec Empire in the sixteenth century of Spanish. The staples are local food material, for example, beans, corn, avocados, stew peppers, and tomatoes, with rice that was brought by the Spanish. Europeans presented an extensive number of different foods, the most critical of which were hamburger, chicken, pork, sheep, and goat. Aside from it, a dairy product like cheese, different spices, and herbs.

North American Cuisine

United States

The United States’ cuisine has a rich history.  European colonization yielded the identification of various sorts of ingredients and styles of cooking. The different styles kept extending into the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Immigrants’ influx from numerous foreign countries continued and such convergence built up rich differences in the cooking all through the nation.

Early Americans used various cooking techniques in very new Cuisines of America, which have been mixed with new food strategies of Europeans to frame the American Cuisine base.

North American Cuisine Menu

Breakfast:

Canada
Fried pork sausages, cooked eggs, deep-fried or grilled potatoes, bagels, pancakes, toasted bread, cereals, syrup, or hot oatmeal.

Mexico

Twist tortillas, beans, and eggs.

United States

Sausages, Toast with jam/butter/ jelly, pancakes with syrup, coffee/tea, cornflakes, grapefruit/orange juice

North American Food Lunch

Lunch:

Canada

Sandwiches, salads and soups and on occasions when people of Canada have more effort and time such as when visiting a restaurant or on the weekend, lunch meals can be similar to dinner meals.

Mexico

Speedy Gonzales, Burrito, Huevos con Chorizo, Huevos Rancheros and many more.

United States

Chicken breast, Steak, pork chops, mashed or baked potato, macaroni, rice and cheese, and much more.

Snacks:

Canada

Poutine, Ketchup chips, Beavertail, Maple-flavored things, etc

Mexico

Chicken Nachos, Tortilla chips, salsa mixture and so on.

United States

Crackers, Bars, Cookie, Nuts, Ice Cream, etc.

Dinner:

Canada

Chicken breast, pork chop, steak, ground beef or hamburger, cooked vegetables in which most commonly are peas, carrots, green beans, broccoli, cauliflower, or corn; and a starch or grain-based side for example pasta, rice, bread or potatoes.

Mexico

Garlic Beef Enchiladas, Steak Tortillas, Black Bean Chicken with Rice, Zesty Tacos, etc.

United States

Barbecue, Clam Chowder, Chicken Fried Steak, Fried Chicken and so on.

 

North American Desserts

Desserts:

Canada

Coffee Crisp, Tourtiere, Timbits, Nanaimo bar, Butter tart, etc.

Mexico

Mini Churro Taco Boats, Mexican Fried Ice Cream Dessert, Mexican Cinnamon Brownies, Chocolate-Ice Cream Tacos and so on.

United States

Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cheesecake, banana foster, whoopee pie and so on.

Drinks:

Canada

Beer, whiskey, wine, Icewine, bloody Caesar, Ginger ale, milk, and water.

Mexico

Margarita, Michelada, Horchata, Michael’s Bloody Maria, Spicy Margarita and much more.

United States

Milk, Coffee, Beer, Soda and so on.

Holiday Menus:

Christmas

Canada

Tourtière, cooked with beef, pork, or veal, candy-canes, plum puddings soaked with brandy and so on

Mexico

Tamales, Bacalao, Romeritos and so on.

United States

Ham or pork, beef, gravy and mashed potatoes, squash, roasted root vegetables and much more.

Easter

Canada

Mince tarts, hot spiced cider, Yule log cakes, thought wine, etc.

Mexico

Molotes (Oaxacan Masa Empanadas), Red Chile Chicken Chilaquiles, Biscochos (Mexican Wedding Cookies), and Tres Leches

United States

Ham, roast lamb, honey pastries, Hot Cross Buns and so on

Most Popular Dishes

Canada

Calgary-style Ginger Beef, Roast Turkey, Roast Beef with Yorkshire Pudding and Baked Beans.

Mexico

Chilaquiles, Pozole, Tacos al pastor, Tostadas, Chiles en nogada, Elote, and Enchiladas.

United States

Hamburgers, Twinkies, hot dogs, Fried Chicken, French Fries, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Oreo cookies, pizza, and so on.

Most Used Ingredients

Canada

Bacon, maple syrup, beef

Mexico

Avocado, beans, chillies, tomatoes

United States

Beef, beef and pork ribs, turkey, and tomatoes

Street Food – What to eat when you travel to North America

Canada

Bao Sliders, Perogy Poutine, The Narco, Montreal Smoked Meat Hash and Meatloaf Sliders

Mexico

Tamales, Tortillas, Jugo (fresh juice), Tacos de Canasta, Chilli Fruit and so on.

United States

Arepa, Barbecue, Burgers, Crêpes, Falafel, and Grilled Cheese Sandwich

 

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Are you from North America? Maybe you visited there? Please feel free to comment and add your own thoughts on North American ethnic food.

Jessica Johanson