Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Poster Planeta.com’s Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities continuing conversation highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious. Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and YouTube. (La conversación continua sobre alimentación, salud y cultivo de comunidades de Planeta.com destaca la comida local, la comida lenta y todo lo delicioso. …

Tamales

Photo: Biulú What’s a tamale? Tamales are self-contained meals using corn mixture to envelop goodness of meaty and vegy varieties. These are wrapped in corn husks or banana leaves and then steamed. Varieties served with chicken include verde, amarillo, mole and rajas. Veggie options include frijoles (beans), dulce (sweet) and chepil (a local herb). On the Pacific coast of …

Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Borracha Mural, Green Valley Ranch Casino Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada Bakeries/CafesLe Cafe Du Vallecafeduval.business.sitefacebook.com/lecafeduval Chef Flemming’s Bake Shop, 7 South Water Streethttps://www.chefflemmingsbakeshop.com/FacebookFlickr One of my family’s favorite places to visit on Water Street. Pastries, bread, and cakes are baked on site by Danish Chef Flemming Pedersen. Natalie and other folks …

Food Links

Photo: Enchiladas con Huevos, Comala, Oaxaca Links related to food presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe Recipe to Bob’s Red Mill’s Supreme RecipesThe End of the Ear-Splitting Dining Room – EaterAnthony Bourdain wouldn’t want you to go on a Vietnam food tour in his honor‘You Are What You Eat’: The Ethics of Food, the Care …

Food Notebook

Photo: Oranges Quotes about food and drink QuotesOne 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 favourite food, …

World Food Day

Buzzwords October 16 is World Food Day, each year celebrated with a specific theme courtesy of the FAO. Each year Planeta.com updates our food features and starts a deep dive into themes at hand. Translating: World Food Day Features 2020 Twitter MomentWorld Food Day 2017 World Food Day Planeta.com

Cheese Links

Photo: Melting cheese Links related to cheese presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesNachbarin darf kein Stinkeschild mehr klebenThe Best Places in the World to Vacation If You Love CheeseFollow the Cheese TrailWorld’s surliest grilled cheese cart – Boing BoingCroatian discovery pushes the date of cheese-making back 4,000 years Embedded Tweets Recommended ListeningMicrobiology of Cheese – …

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. …