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Did Mayans cheese?

Simple foods are often the best. The typical Maya desayuno includes scrambled eggs, a side of black beans, fried plantains (akin to bananas but larger, with more complex flavor), a bit of queso blanco (white cheese), and a cup of rich coffee made from local beans.

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Also question is, did the Mayans have cheese?

Simple foods are often the best. The typical Maya desayuno includes scrambled eggs, a side of black beans, fried plantains (akin to bananas but larger, with more complex flavor), a bit of queso blanco (white cheese), and a cup of rich coffee made from local beans.

Similarly, what fruit did the Mayans eat? Fruits eaten included guava, papaya, avocado, custard apple, and sweetsop. A frothy chocolate drink and honey were also popular desserts. Another very popular drink was pulque beer, known to the Maya as chih and made from fermented agave juice.

Simply so, what food did the Mayan eat?

The Maya peoples ate a variety of foodstuffs including a wide variety of fruits, duck and bird eggs, squash, beans, maize, tomato, papaya, chili peppers, cacao, and avocados. Maize was generally made into a paste or porridge to be consumed by the masses. Corn tortillas and tamales were also a staple food.

Did Mayans eat dogs?

According to a new study, the Maya kept animals such as jaguars and dogs in their homes, but whether they were pets, eaten as food or used for sacrifices — or all three, remains unknown. The large cat in the study was found in a pyramid and may have been a jaguar. It likely lived off a corn-based diet.

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