Traditional and authentic recipes from Mexico. Mexican dishes are a unique fusion of various Native American, Mexican, Spanish, European, and even North American cooking techniques. It is not Mexican or Tex-Mex food. The 100+ authentic Mexican dishes in Historic Cookery take you back to the old ways of preparing food, slow-cooked with flavor and just the right finishing touch. The chile sauces, and meat, poultry, fish, cheese, egg, salad, soup, bread, sandwich, dessert, pastry, beverage, and other recipes will have you cooking just like your abuela.