N°02791
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: TOOLS AND UTENSILS - Many of the tools and cooking utensils used in the traditional Mexican cuisine nowadays come from pre-Columbian cultures. "Metate" used for grinding toasted chilies, pumpkin seeds, peanuts or cocoa beans, is one example.