N°02790
Element Traditional Mexican cuisine - ancestral, ongoing community culture, the Michoacán paradigm (Mexico)
Inscribed in 2010 (5.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title as submitted EN: NIXTAMAL - "Nixtamalización" is a process of the pre-Columbian origin where dry corn is boiled in water with limestone or another caustic substance. This process modifies the corn and tums it into a nutritious and easy-to-digest dish, the invention that Mexico offers the world / Grinding two types of corn in order to make dough for tones tortillas. Angahuan