Colombian is blessed with a rich natural space, a variety of the fauna and flora and a high agricultural potential. The most significant agricultural possessions are the coffee plantations (Colombia is the second exporter in the world, but Colombian coffee is recognized as the best one), banana trees, cocoa, beans and sugar cane. Cows and other horned cattle are breaded. All these aspects explain the trends of Colombian traditional cuisine. http://recipes.wikia.com/index.php?title=Colombian_Cuisine&action=delete Colombia is beneficially situated between a sea (Carebean Sea) and an ocean (Pacific Ocean) and has various exotic plants; this fact is felt in the local cuisine, which includes seafood and wild plants meals: lulo, Curuba, Mamoncillo, uchuva, feijoa, sweet granadilla, mamey, guama, tree tomato and pitahaya, yucca, plantains, anise and even cactus. The main influences found in the Colombian cuisine are those of the Mexico and Argentina, but also Brasilia and Peru: bean and corn meals and Mercado beverages, but Colombian culinary spectrum also contains Italian and other European influences. Some of the most common aliments found in the Colombian diet are: corn, beans, tomatoes, Beef meat, plantains and coffee and cocoa drinks. The Colombian bean meals are best represented by the Antioquian beans, which are made with kidney beans, chopped Bacon, green plantains, tomatoes, onions and garlic. Beef is the main ingredient in the Colombian traditional meat recipes and it is prepared in a variety of ways: fried, grilled, roasted, barbecued, and stewed and as a filling for various Colombian dishes.