Las Vegas Mela 2017

May 6, 2017 Key Links Las Vegas Mela facebook @LasVegasMela https://www.facebook.com/events/1208810059179067 http://www.lasvegasmela.com/food.html   The Las Vegas Sikh community hosts the Vaisakhi Melas (Indian Food and Cultural Festival.) These festivals are open to public. These events cater to all age groups. You do not have to plan a 8,400 miles trip to India, to see how …

A Gathering of Oaxaca’s Traditional Cooks

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Blessing Los tesoros son la gente. The treasures are the people. April 24-25 Primer Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales del Oaxaca (First Meeting of Traditional Cooks of Oaxaca) On Monday Oaxaca City’s Plaza de la Danza will host the First Meeting of Traditional Cooks of the Oaxaca (Primer Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales del Oaxaca). More than 50 cooks …

Food, Health and Cultivating Communities

Photo: Ron Mader, Caldo de Piedra Planeta.com’s Food, Health and Cultivating Communities dialogue highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious! Updates are featured on the Planeta Wiki. Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. “Come hungry,” says Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. “Foodies play a critical role in …

Encuentro de Cocina Tlaxcalteca

Tlaxcala, Mexico hosts its third ‘Encuentro’ for regional food today. Details, photos and videos to be added in a summary of Tlaxcalteca cooking. Details Tercer Encuentro de Cocina Tlaxcalteca Facebook YouTube Twitter Ya llegamos al Recinto Ferial de #Tlaxcala para vivir el Tercer Encuentro de Cocina Tlaxcalteca. pic.twitter.com/y5jFPkzzGY — Food and Travel MX (@FoodandTravelMX) April …

Chocolate Oaxaca

Chocolate is not just a dessert in Oaxaca. Here is our updated insider’s guide for drinking, eating and buying cacao products. HISTORY Chocolate comes from the beans of the cacao tree that grows in tropical climates. The word cacao has been traced to the Olmec. The Maya continued the use and introduced this to the …

New Address for Oaxaca’s Pochote Xochimilco Market

Photo: Pochote Xochimilco, Facebook Oaxaca City – Breaking news from Oaxaca’s Pochote Xochimilco Proyecto Agroecologico y Artesanal. Starting today (Friday, January 13), the market opens its doors at a new location: Calle Marcos Pérez #217, Colonia Centro (between Crespo y Joaquin Amaro). Google Map We have a long relationship with our friends (vendors and clients) at the …

Bananas

Bananas and plantains together are the world’s fourth most important food crop, following rice, wheat, and corn. They are grown in every humid tropical region are cultivated every day of the year. There are hundreds of varieties ranging in colour from yellow to green to dark red. The plantain is considered a vegetable, while others …

Food Miles

Graphic: Ron Mader, Food Miles Food miles = The distance food is transported from production to consumer or paddock to plate. As consumers around the world become aware of the carbon footprint of their travels and purchases, a new term has appeared. Introducing food miles which track the journey food takes from the farm to …