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 …

Matpakke

Buzzwords Matpakke = Norwegian packed lunch Headlines The Norwegian art of the packed lunch ‘matpakke’ – BBC Video Wikipedia Packed lunch Planeta.com Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Norway

Comal

Buzzwords Comal = a smooth griddle (metal or earthenware) typically used in Mexico, Central, and parts of South America to cook tortillas, toast spices and nuts, and generally prepare food Flickr Comal Foods cooked with a comal Memela Tlayuda Conversation Starters What sort of corn are you using? Where did the corn come from? What …

Nutrition

Photo: Teotitlán del Valle Market Sign Nutrition = the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Elsewhere on the Web https://www.nutrition.gov http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180126-the-100-most-nutritious-foods Recommended Listening When nutrition was militarised – Late Night Live Wikipedia Nutrition Planeta.com Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Health

Haggis

Haggis = Scottish dish consisting of a sheep’s or calf’s offal mixed with suet, oatmeal, and seasoning and boiled in a bag, traditionally one made from the animal’s stomach Headlines http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190123-why-scotland-loves-haggis Planeta.com Scotland