This paper presents advances of a research project about food culture in Santa Maria Tecuanulo, in the municipality of Texcoco, State of Mexico. The objective is to present some types of food supply, preferences and habits people of this community have. The data are from a survey based on probabilistic sampling of 117 homes in this community. It was seen that among the products that form the food supply, the ones locally produced are less relevant. The diet is based on maize, wheat and their products, mainly tortillas. This shows the persistence of a traditional food culture over time. Together with cereals, the consumption of dairy and leguminous products is privileged over meat. Limitations: Since quantitative perspective was privileged, we only have a partial approach to the cultural food practices. However, it is possible to anticipate that together with the persistence of maize, a change in community’s feeding practices is identified along with changes in economic activities.

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