Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Angelica’s Tamales de frijol Documenting our slow adventures in Mexico’s kitchens, markets, and restaurants. Headlines http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190910-mexicos-ancient-caviar Where there’s no queso in quesadilla Carne Asada, Hold The Meat: Why Latinos Are Embracing Vegan-Mexican Cuisine 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 …

Pumpkins

Photo: Blue Door Pumpkin = a large rounded orange-yellow fruit with a thick rind, edible flesh, and many seeds Embedded Tweets pic.twitter.com/xuBtbdYi3e — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) August 13, 2019 Planeta.com Fruit Vegetables Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Seeds

September 29 is National Corn Day in Mexico #DíaNacionaldelMaíz

Poster: La Cosecha Market Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. The country celebrates September 29 as Día Nacional del Maíz (National Corn Day). Hashtag: #DíaNacionaldelMaíz Planeta.com is curating tweets, photos and Facebook events that show off the variety and vulnerability of traditional corn in …

Baguette

Photo: France Bon Appétit Baguette = a long, narrow loaf of French bread Headlines The perfect French baguette – BBC Elsewhere on the Web observatoiredupain.fr Planeta.com Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Bread France

Fruit

Photo: Cromwell Fruit = the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food Fruit Apples Apricots Avocados Bananas Coconuts Cranberries Dates Figs Peaches Peppers Pineapples Pumpkins Tomatoes Photos Soccoro at the Pochote Xochimilco Market Planeta.com Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Food Links Fruit Links

Bread

Photo: Journeycakes Bread = Food made of flour, water, and yeast or another leavening agent, mixed together and baked Headlines Why the UK has so many words for bread – BBC Essays/Recipes traditional-native-american-recipes-breads Buzzword Bingo Bagel – Baguette – Baker – Bakery – Bread – Bun – Bundt Cake – Ciabatta – Croissant – Danish …

Peaches

Photo: Central de Abasto(s) Peach = The peach (Prunus persica) is a deciduous tree native to the region of Northwest China between the Tarim Basin and the north slopes of the Kunlun Mountains, where it was first domesticated and cultivated. Elsewhere on the Web Clemson Videos Wikipedia Peach Planeta.com Fruit Trees

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Poster Events of note: The Gilroy Garlic Festival takes place the last weekend in July in Gilroy, California. Mission: The festival is established to provide benefits to local worthy charities and non-profit groups by promoting the community of Gilroy through a quality celebration of garlic. Breaking News/2019 Headlines Three dead, suspect killed in shooting at …

Oaxaca Grasshoppers

Photo: A Serving of Fresh Grasshoppers at Pochimilco Si quieres regresar a Oaxaca come chapulines. Oaxaca – Oaxacans eat a lot of insects. Among the favorite bugs are the grasshoppers (chapulines) consumed (legs intact) as a snack garnished with wedges of lime. For those who wish to sample this local specialty, there are plenty of …