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08/12/2013 09:28 am ET

Mexican Cookbook First To Be Included On UNESCO's Cultural Heritage List

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A group of anthropologists, historians, writers and biologists have published the first cookbook to be included on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

"It's really a very important achievement," Margarita de Orellana, director of publishing house Artes de México, told Efe about the book which examines the richness of Mexico's traditional cuisine.

"(We) fought like medieval knights to get traditional Mexican cooking considered something very important and universal in the cultural world," De Orellana said.

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