Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Angelica’s Tamales de frijol Documenting our slow adventures in Mexico’s kitchens, markets, and restaurants. Headlines https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/07/19/629629261/carne-asada-hold-the-meat-why-latinos-are-embracing-vegan-mexican-cuisine https://melissabiggs.wordpress.com/2017/01/27/guamoche Planeta.com A Gathering of Oaxaca’s Traditional Cooks (2018) Netflix Faves: Phil Rosenthal’s Culinary Tour of Mexico City Mexico’s Culinary Histories Agrobiodiversity and food in Mexico What’s Cooking in Mexico’s Kitchens? September 29 is National Corn Day in …

Uxmal

Photo: Steve Bridger, Nunnery World Heritage: The Mayan town of Uxmal, in Yucatán, was founded c. A.D. 700 and had some 25,000 inhabitants. The layout of the buildings, which date from between 700 and 1000, reveals a knowledge of astronomy. The Pyramid of the Soothsayer, as the Spaniards called it, dominates the ceremonial centre, which …

New Directions in the Study of Culture: Anthropology at its Borders

Happening now in Merida, Yucatan The international conference New Directions in the Study of Culture: Anthropology at its Borders (Nuevos Acercamientos en el Estudio de la Cultura: La Antropología en sus Límites) takes place this week January 28-30 in the Auditorium of the Facultad de Ciencias Antropológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán. The conference is streamed …

Guelaguetza

Poster Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. 2019 dates are July 22 and 29. Introducing the Guelaguetza Some of the most colorful celebrations in the Americas take place in the southeastern corner of Mexico. Since 1932 the city of Oaxaca de Juárez , neighboring …

Hermosillo

Photo: Edgar Guzman, Naranjeros de Hermosillo Stadium Hermosillo was founded where the Sonora and San Miguel rivers meet — north of a semi-arid zone and just 65 miles east of the Sea of Cortez. Cultural World As the capital of the state of Sonora, the city offers a variety of options for travelers. The downtown …

Corn = Maíz =

Photo: Criollo Corn Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. Celebrations Septiembre = September: Mes de Maíz (Corn Month) (Mexico) September 29 Día Nacional del Maíz (Mexico) #DíaNacionaldelMaíz Facebook YouTube Seminario “Cocinas en México, procesos biosociales, históricos y reproducción cultural” Tema: …

Mexico City’s Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares

Photo: TJ DeGroat, Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares Mexico City – The Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares (National Museum of Popular Cultures or MNCP), Avenida Hidalgo #289, corner with Allende, Colonia Del Carmen, Delegación Coyoacán, “fosters interest, respect and appreciation of its own cultural achievements among Mexican society, and promotes respect for the cultural pluralism …

Aztecs

Photo: Mexico City Museum 2019 is the 500th anniversary of 1519’s landing of the Spanish. More about this online 1519 – 2019 The Aztecs, also known as Mixecas or Nahuas, founded their capital, Tenochitlán, in 1325. In only two centuries, the Aztecs rose from a wandering tribe to the rulers of an enormous empire. Throughout …

Aeroméxico

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