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 Flickr Biodiversity Heritage Library Australia Fungimap Embedded tweets Gad yab za'ákti nis guia, per ba ca zulo ca dop beld …

Mole

Photo: Lucia’s mole and chocolate (sold at La Cosecha on Fridays/Satudays) Mole — rhymes with Olé! — is a rich, smooth sauce and a chief component in many of Mexico’s signature dishes. Oaxaca Connections The most well-known mole sauce in Oaxaca is the black (negro) variety, which includes spices and chocolate. To many Oaxacans, mole …

Bread

Photo: Journeycakes Bread = Food made of flour, water, and yeast or another leavening agent, mixed together and baked Headlines http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180717-why-the-uk-has-so-many-words-for-bread Essays/Recipes traditional-native-american-recipes-breads Buzzword Bingo Bagel – Baker – Bakery – Bread – Bun – Bundt Cake – Ciabatta – Croissant – Danish – Doughnut – Journeycakes – Kaiser Rolls – Muffin – Sourdough Planeta.com …

Fruit

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

Pineapples

Photo: Oaxaca Market Our deep dive into all things related to the pineapple. The pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a tropical plant with an edible multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries, also called pineapples. Social Web Challenge A social web challenge: Take and share a photo of a pineapple. Share a pineapple recipe. Share a pineapple …

Markets

Photo: Channon Market Markets are as old as the crossroads. They are a mashup of conversations and commerce embedded in the 360 degree, face-to-face exchange. The best markets are a combination of tasting rooms and empathy museums. The best markets are the epitome of responsible travel — good places to live and good places to …

Teocintle

Image: Conabio Teocinte is the wild ancestor plant from which corn was domesticated as a crop by the Indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica. Find more information on the CONABIO Website, Biodiversidad Mexicana: http://www.biodiversidad.gob.mx/usos/maices/teocintle2012.html Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zea_(plant) Planeta.com Corn = Maíz Wild México

Las Vegas Restaurant Week

Three Square Food Bank presents Las Vegas Restaurant Week June 18-29. The event celebrates dining out for a cause. Hashtag: #LVRW Make reservations at award-winning restaurants and local eateries you have always wanted to try, and your meal could provide up to 18 meals to hungry people in the community. A portion of proceeds from …

Netflix Faves: Phil Rosenthal’s Culinary Tour of Mexico City

What are you watching on Netflix this month? Recommended tour of Mexico City via foodie Phil Rosenthal (@PhilRosenthal) from the Somebody Feel Phil series. Hashtag: #SomebodyFeedPhil https://www.netflix.com/title/80146601 What makes the series delightful are the variety of establishments visited, the conversations Phil has with chefs and culinary experts and the simple happiness that exudes from Phil …