Independent Mexico From the independence of Mexico, the Mexican cuisines were consolidating the characteristics that identify them today since the nineteenth century, who have left their mark on contemporary Mexican cuisine. Around the same time, foreign workers entered the country also brought their own eating habits, which were reproduced in Mexico for generations. Proliferation of "Chinese cafes' in various parts of the country, especially in the capital and eastern regions where they were brought to work in the construction of railways. In your kitchen, maybe the bread is the most that left a mark on Mexican cuisine, to the extent that persist in many parts of the country's "Chinese bread", a kind of shortbread with walnuts and orange peel. Also during the high school Porfiriato showed a preference for European cuisines.