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 …

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 …

Fifth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy #VFMGM

The Fifth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy will be held from October 5-8 at the National Arts Center (Cenart) in Mexico City. Hashtag: #VFMGM The event features  80 traditional Mexican cooks and 50 food and food specialists from Mexico, the United States and Canada. Chiapas, Guanajuato, Michoacán, Oaxaca, Sinaloa and Tabasco among the gastronomic destinations that will be present. This year, …

Gastronomic heritage and traditional cuisine of Tlalpan

Photo: Cuicuilco Mmmm, caldo Tlalpeño! Part of the seminar series “Cocinas en México, procesos biosociales, históricos y reproducción cultural” explores the Gastronomic heritage and traditional cuisine of Tlalpan (Patrimonio gastronómico o cocina tradicional en Tlapan) Speakers Gerardo Mora Jiménez / CCC de la Ciudad de México Esther Gallardo González / DEAS – INAH YouTube Flickr Facebook …

Agrobiodiversity and food in Mexico

Conabio hosts the seminar Agrobiodiversity and food in Mexico (Agrobiodiversidad y alimentación en México) Friday, August 25, 12-130pm. Seminar language: Spanish Presenters include Amanda Galvez, Cristina Almeida and Mario del Roble Pensado. Location: Sala Xitle. Liga Periférico – Insurgentes Sur, Núm. 4903, Col. Parques del Pedregal, Delegación Tlalpan, 14010, Ciudad de México. There will be livestreaming …