Food Notebook

Photo: Tom Buckley, Tlayudas Quotes about food 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 …

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 …

Markets

Photo: Channon Market 2006 Markets are as old as the crossroads, a mashup of conversations and commerce embedded in the 360 degree, face-to-face exchange. Our fave (favorite/favourite) markets are a combination of tasting rooms and empathy museums. These venues manifest responsible travel — good places to live and good places to visit. Locals have the …

Sugar

Buzzwords Sugar = a sweet crystalline substance obtained from various plants, especially sugar cane and sugar beet, consisting essentially of sucrose, and used as a sweetener in food and drink Buzzwords Jaggery – Pioncillo Wikipedia Sugar Planeta.com Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Food Links

Suspended: International Streetfood Congress = Congreso Internacional Comer En La Calle #ComerEnLaCalle

Suspended. International Streetfood Congress = Congreso Internacional Comer En La Calle If there are new dates, we will share them on this page. Key Links http://comerenlacalle.org http://comerenlacalle.org/home-en/ #ComerEnLaCalle (Facebook) #ComerEnLaCalle (Twitter) Instagram Questions How can Planeta.com assist/document the event? Planeta.com Exploring Mexico City Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities In praise of street food

La Cosecha Market Visit, November 2017

Oaxaca City – One of our favorite brick-and-mortar institutions is the beloved La Cosecha Market. Here are the photos and archived live video from Migue Márquez Today I had the opportunity to know this beautiful place and since you enter you will see a lot of smiles, kindness of flavors, colors and smells. I leave you …

World Food Day 2017

Poster October 16 is World Food Day. This year’s theme is: “Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development.” Hashtag: #WFD2017 Planeta.com celebrates World Food Day each year. We are inspired by the work of the FAO and welcome the opportunity to take a deep dive into timely topics. Key Links fao.org/world-food-day …