These are the herbs that elevate Mexican cooking, lifting foods to new heights with fragrant essence. Mexican herbs have long been celebrated for their inherent qualities—spearmint for its lilting cool, oregano for its grassy freshness, thyme for its floral elegance. We’ve compiled what you need to explore the world of Mexican cooking, from the spices to the chiles to, of course, Mexican herbs in an ultimate guide for the Mexican foodie. Are you ready to start cooking? Here's a list of our Mexican recipes; you can start cooking now or save them all for future reference.