September 29 is National Corn Day in Mexico #DíaNacionaldelMaíz

Poster: La Cosecha Market Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. The country celebrates September 29 as Día Nacional del Maíz (National Corn Day). Hashtag: #DíaNacionaldelMaíz Planeta.com is curating tweets and other info that show off the variety and vulnerability of traditional corn in Mexico. …

Nixtamal

Buzzwords Nixtamal = limed kernels of corn ready to be ground into masa Embedded Tweets HeadlinesTortillas Masazul, un pedazo de México en Las VegasHerencia de cal: las madres poblanas del nixtamal WikipediaNixtamalization Planeta.com

Corn = Maíz =

Photo: Maíces biodiversidad y cultura (Museo Cabañas), Guadalajara Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. CelebrationsSeptiembre = September: Mes de Maíz (Corn Month) (Mexico) September 29 Día Nacional del Maíz (Mexico)https://www.planeta.com/dianacionaldelmaiz Translating: CornSpanish: MaízAyöök: Tëëmt (Seed) Features Planeta.com

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 https://youtu.be/ZvdhiWz-aHo Headlines Verde que te quiero verde: El chileatole – Animal Gourmet Embedded Tweets https://twitter.com/SECTUR_GobOax/status/1157073839026843648 https://twitter.com/CEPIADET/status/828038998866137089 Wikipedia Atole Planeta.com Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Corn …

Guadalajara’s 2018 Feria del Maíz

Poster One more reason to visit Guadalajara: the 4th Corn Fair takes place Sunday, September 30, 11am-6pm at the Club de Leones de Guadalajara, Avenida De los Leones # 75, Colonia Tepeyac Casino. Admission is free with voluntary contributions to be granted to the winning producers of the traditional dishes contest. Key Links http://www.feriadeproductores.mx https://www.facebook.com/events/314707295686342 …

Nicuatole

Photo: Andrea and Noe’s Nicuatole Nicuatole is a traditional dessert in Oaxaca, Mexico made of from ground corn and sugar. https://youtu.be/A9bj8sMkHVs Embedded Tweets https://twitter.com/TeInvitoaOaxaca/status/740562804965412864 Wikipedia Nicuatole Planeta.com México Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures Corn = Maíz =