Superfood

Buzzwords Superfood = a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being. Examples Amaranth Quinoa Headlines The Definitive Superfood Ranking Planeta.com Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Peppers

Photo: Lucia’s Japapeños Pepper = a capsicum whose fruits are hot or sweet Photos Wikipedia Capsicum Chili pepper Carolina Reaper Planeta.com Food, Health and Cultivating Communities Food Links Américas Fruit

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: …

Food Waste

Buzzwords Food Waste = Food waste is discarded food. Questions What do you do with food waste? = ¿Qué haces con el desperdicio de alimentos? UNEP: Think, Eat, Save Think, Eat, Save: UNEP, FAO and Partners Launch Global Campaign to Change Culture of Food Waste – UNEP Think, Eat, Save Translating: Think. Eat. Save. Spanish: …

Cheese Links

Photo: Melting cheese Links related to cheese presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines World’s surliest grilled cheese cart – Boing Boing Croatian discovery pushes the date of cheese-making back 4,000 years Cheese Makers laclarefamilycreamery.com Buzzword Bingo Camenbert – Cheddar – Cheese – Colby – Compté – Drunken Goat – Feta – Fondue – Fromage – …

Rice

Photo: Beth Kanter, Cheoung Kok Rice = Seeds of a grass that is widely cultivated as a source of food FYI The oldest records of rice cultivation trace it to South India, where it has been grown for more than 8,000 years. Wild rice is the state grain of Minnesota. Vendors White Earth Wild Rice …

Mexican Food outside of Mexico

Eat Mexican Food Planeta.com features restaurants, events focusing on Mexican food outside of Mexico. Suggestions welcome. Features A Linguist Walks Into a Mexican Restaurant – Edible Baja Arizona When We Fled Oaxaca, Albondigas Made Us Feel at Home Embedded Tweets Dear LA: We can’t take anymore of your awesomeness. Signed, the rest of America. https://t.co/K9uiSJUOfV …

Mushrooms

Photo: Oaxaca Mushrooms Fungi are the Fourth Kingdom of the living world, but their role in ecology is often overlooked. Elsewhere What will be the fate of the world’s fungi? The Life-Changing Magic of Mushrooms Recommended Listening Fungi for a healthy planet – Fungi are the unsung heroes of recycling. They play a vital role …

Teocintle

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Teosintle Teocinte is the wild ancestor plant from which corn was domesticated as a crop by the Indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica. Elsewhere on the Web Un recorrido por la historia del teocintle, el antepasado del maíz Biodiversidad.gob.mx Videos Wikipedia Zea perennis Zea Planeta.com Corn = Maíz = Conabio Wild México