Markets

Photo: Channon Market Markets are as old as the crossroads. They are a mashup of conversations and commerce embedded in the 360 degree, face-to-face exchange. The best markets are a combination of tasting rooms and empathy museums. The best markets are the epitome of responsible travel — good places to live and good places to …

Tamales

Photo: Biulú What’s a tamale? Tamales are self-contained meals using an outer covering of corn mixture to envelop meaty and vegy goodness. These are prepared and then steamed in corn husks or banana leaves. Varieties served with chicken include verde, amarillo, mole and rajas. Veggie options include frijoles (bean), dulce (sweet) and chepil (a local herb). On the Oaxaca …

Recipes

Photo: Recipe Box (Prisma Filter) Planeta.com is digging into our recipe box, republishing some of the earliest features from our site. We also encourage you to check on the month-long Virtual Conversation: What is a Recipe? Questions What is the best way to scan and save recipes? = ¿Cuál es la mejor manera de escanear …

Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Angelica’s Tamales de frijol Elsewhere on the Web Guamoche Wiki Mexico Food Planeta.com Mexico’s Culinary Histories Agrobiodiversity and food in Mexico What’s Cooking in Mexico’s Kitchens? September 29 is National Corn Day in Mexico #DíaNacionaldelMaíz Exploring Oaxaca’s Markets Fifth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy #VFMGM Encuentro de Cocina Tlaxcalteca Food, Health and Cultivating Communities …

Suspended: International Streetfood Congress = Congreso Internacional Comer En La Calle #ComerEnLaCalle

Suspended. International Streetfood Congress = Congreso Internacional Comer En La Calle If there are new dates, we will share them on this page. Key Links http://comerenlacalle.org http://comerenlacalle.org/home-en/ #ComerEnLaCalle (Facebook) #ComerEnLaCalle (Twitter) Instagram Questions How can Planeta.com assist/document the event? Wiki Mexico city events Planeta.com Mexico City Food, Health and Cultivating Communities In praise of street food

La Cosecha Market Visit, November 2017

Oaxaca City – One of our favorite brick-and-mortar institutions is the beloved La Cosecha Market. Here are the photos and archived live video from Migue Márquez Today I had the opportunity to know this beautiful place and since you enter you will see a lot of smiles, kindness of flavors, colors and smells. I leave you …

Food Security

Food Security … World Food Day Connection October 16 is World Food Day, each year celebrated with a specific theme courtesy of the FAO. Each year Planeta.com updates our food features and starts a deep dive into themes at hand. including food security and rural development. Translating: Food Security Youtube Wiki Food Planeta.com FAO Food, …

Milpa

Global Lingo As part of our series of global vocabulary, we would like to start a cheer for the milpa. Social Web Challenge Post a photo of a milpa online Facebook. = Publica una foto de una milpa en línea de Facebook. Translate milpa in another language. = Translate milpa in another language. Tag a …

Vegan

Buzzwords Vegan = using or containing no animal products Elsewhere on the Web Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose. – Vegan Society Questions How is a vegan diet different …