Food Links

Links related to food Civil Eats Home New Worlder Recommended listening The Chili Powder Cheat: A Tex-Mex Story – Southern Foodways – @ryangordonkatz @potlikker related: texas, authenticity, fascist culinarians (!) Say that again – tales of noisy nosh – So many of our modern eateries are built with reflective surfaces, floor included. …

Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Angelica’s Tamales de frijol Elsewhere on the Web Guamoche Wiki Mexico Food A Gathering of Oaxaca’s Traditional Cooks (2018) 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 …

Food Bank

Buzzwords Food Bank = a place where stocks of food, typically basic provisions and non-perishable items, are supplied free of charge to people in need. Food, Health and Cultivating Communities Food Security

Coconut Oil

Photo: Coconuts Coconut oil = the fatty oil obtained from the coconut and used in candies and confections and in cosmetics Coconut Oil and Dogs Food, Health and Cultivating Communities Health Dogs


Gluten = A substance present in cereal grains, especially wheat, that is responsible for the elastic texture of dough. Elsewhere on the Web Food, Health and Cultivating Communities  


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 …


Buzzwords An apple is a sweet, edible fruit produced by an apple tree (Malus pumila). Apple trees are cultivated worldwide as a fruit tree, and is the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor, Malus sieversii, is still found today. Wikipedia Apple Fruit …


Buzzwords Fruit = the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food. Fruit Bananas Food, Health and Cultivating Communities