Campeche is a state with a very well defined gastronimic culture. It is the state where the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean meet. It offers fresh seafood, tropical fruits, and a deep history full of tales of Pirates. Campeche became an important port for the Spanish before the conquest in the 1400's. It offers very complex flavor that combine local an endemic ingredients, with items from the old continent brought by the Spaniards. The walled city became famous for Pirate invasions, and for being an important commercial port where merchant ships from all over the world would dock.