Kitchen

RoofDog Kitchen = a room or area where food is prepared and cooked. RoofDog Is there access to a kitchen? = ¿Hay acceso a una cocina? Oaxaca, Mexico Thinking about categories that should be added to accommodation listings. Why would you visit fabulous markets and not have the opportunity to prepare a meal? Exploring this …

Comer con los ojos = Feast for the eyes

Poster Recommended Viewing: Comer con los Ojos (Feast for the Eyes), a Spanish-language video series featured on YouTube and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Comercnlosojos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdESHuIv18qNdH9wFmC6xpQ Kudos Mónica Gracia Manrique Latest episode #10: Patrimonio Culinario y Ferias Gastronomicas (Culinary Heritage and Gastronomic Fairs) Tenemos la entrevista con la Dra. Melissa Biggs (@melisu_b), destacada investigadora de las cocina mexicanas, quien nos …

Food, Health and Cultivating Communities

Photo: Caldo de Piedra Planeta.com’s Food, Health and Cultivating Communities dialogue highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious! Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. “Come hungry,” says Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. “Foodies play a critical role in developing conscious and responsible travel and ecotourism, Choosing what …

Food Notebook

Photo: Tom Buckley, Tlayudas Food quotes Quotes One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. – Virginia Woolf When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. – Henny Youngman Each gorilla has its own voice: you can really tell who’s singing, and if it’s their …

Tejate

Photo: Guadalupe Juárez prepares fresh tejate Oaxaca’s traditional energy drink is tejate, ‘the drink of the gods.’ This beverage was originally served to the ruling elite of Zapotec society. Tejate is usually served in markets in lovely hand-painted, gourd bowls called jícaras. Like most Oaxacan delicacies, tejate’s ingredient list is complex. The libation is made …

Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada

Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada Restaurants Todd’s Unique Dining https://toddsunique.com Lindo Michoacan http://www.lindomichoacan.com Coyote’s Cafe and Cantina https://www.coyotescafecantina.com Giuseppes Home Gastropubs and Video Poker Borracha Welcome Born and Raised https://www.bornandraisedlv.com/henderson https://twitter.com/bornandraisedlv Breakfast Sunrise Original http://www.originalsunrisecafe.com Kitchen Table Planeta.com Henderson, Nevada https://planeta.com/greenvalleyranch

Cacao

Buzzwords Cacao = beanlike seeds from which cocoa, cocoa butter, and chocolate are made. The word cacao has been traced to the Olmec. The Maya continued the use and introduced this to the Aztecs who called it xocolatl, meaning ‘bitter water’ in the Nahuatl language. The Spaniards sent chocolate to Europe. It took a while …

Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Angelica’s Tamales de frijol Elsewhere on the Web https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/07/19/629629261/carne-asada-hold-the-meat-why-latinos-are-embracing-vegan-mexican-cuisine Guamoche Planeta.com 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 Cocina Tlaxcalteca …

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 https://www.sitstay.com/blogs/good-dog-blog/coconut-oil-for-dogs https://www.petmd.com/dog/nutrition/coconut-oil-dogs-understanding-benefits-and-risks Planeta.com Food, Health and Cultivating Communities Health Dogs