Culinary Tourism

Buzzwords Culinary tourism = the pursuit of unique and memorable eating and drinking experiences A growing area of culinary tourism are cooking classes and visits with favorite local cooks. Planeta.com We are hungry for new ideas about culinary tourism options. What are your favorite guided and self-guided tours / routes / fairs / experiences? To …

Food Links

Photo: Tom Buckley, Mexico City Links related to food presented in somewhat random fashion: Recommended listening The Chili Powder Cheat: A Tex-Mex Story – Southern Foodways – @ryangordonkatz @potlikker related: texas, authenticity, fascist culinarians (!) Chili powder Cultural appropriation Say that again – tales of noisy nosh – So many of our modern eateries are …

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 Coconut Oil for Dogs Is Coconut Oil Good for Dogs? Wikipedia Coconut Planeta.com Coconuts Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Fruit Health Dogs

Cheese = Queso

Photo: Goat Cheese in Oaxaca Blessed are the cheesemakers. – Life of Brian Cheese = Food made from the pressed curds of milk Features The Best Places in the World to Vacation If You Love Cheese Follow the Cheese Trail http://www.wordspy.com/index.php?word=goat-cheese-curtain Recommended Listening The Microbiology of Cheese YouTube Embedded Tweets Living the dream, my friends. …

Atole

Photo: Irene’s food and drink from Teotitlán del Valle Atole = Traditional corn-based beverage of Mesoamerican origin. The word comes from Nahuatl ātōlli Varieties Atole Blanco Atole Simple Granillo Chileatole Headlines Verde que te quiero verde: El chileatole – Animal Gourmet Embedded Tweets No te pierdas la Cuarta Feria del Atole de Espuma 2019, en …

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 https://www.happycow.net Questions How is a vegan diet …

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 Pacific …