Rebecca: So, Diego, I hear that Mexico has some really great food and that you love to cook. What’s your favorite food in Mexico? Diego: My favorite food in Mexico is chiles en nogada. Chiles means pepper and this is a very traditional Mexican dish because our flag is green, white and red, so this plate, the peppers are green, and then it has a white sauce on top of it and then it has a grain sort of fruit. It’s a red fruit and it’s representing our flag so it’s very …It’s a very historical plate in Mexico. It’s very
famous. Rebecca: Oh, wow. I don’t think we have anything like that in Australia. It’d be hard to get something that you’d eat that’s blue and red and white. Diego: Blue and red. Rebecca: Yeah. Maybe fish. Diego: Fish with strawberries. Rebecca: I don’t think that would work. Diego: Yeah. Rebecca: So what about tacos? Do you eat them a lot? Diego: Yeah, we eat them a lot. Tacos is like» Mexican fast food, so there’s a lot of tacos stands in Mexico, and you can have them in all sorts of ways: with cheese, with onions, with meat, with different sauces, like green sauce, hot sauce, red sauce. Yeah. Rebecca: Do the tortillas… do they stand up or are they round ones that always fall over when you go to eat them? Diego: They’re t he round ones and they’re also soft so they’re not corn chips. Rebecca: Like the ones we get. Diego: Yes. Rebecca: Not true Mexican.