The melding of Old World and New World ingredients has made Mexican food some of the most popular in the world today. When Spaniards arrived at the end of the 14th Century, they found the Americans of the South much more advanced than the earlier nomadic tribes of Europe. Farming methods that procured food staples such as corn, beans and squash were more advanced. Monday, April 14, 2014, 6-8p.m. $25. Maysville Institute of Culinary Arts.