Mushrooms

Photo: Oaxaca Mushrooms Mushroom = a fungal growth that typically takes the form of a domed cap on a stalk, with gills on the underside of the cap Fungi are the Fourth Kingdom of the living world, but their role in ecology is often overlooked. ElsewhereWhat will be the fate of the world’s fungi?The Life-Changing …

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. Celebrations Septiembre = September: Mes de Maíz (Corn Month) (Mexico) September 29 Día Nacional del Maíz (Mexico) September 29 is National Corn Day in Mexico #DíaNacionaldelMaíz …

Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Hojaldras Planeta.com is updating our coverage and recommendations for slow adventures and culinary tourism in Mexico’s kitchens, markets, and restaurants. = Planeta.com está actualizando nuestra cobertura y recomendaciones para aventuras lentas y turismo culinario en las cocinas, mercados, y restaurantes de México. Headlines http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190910-mexicos-ancient-caviar Where there’s no queso in quesadilla Carne Asada, Hold The …

Fruit

Photo: Cromwell, New Zealand Fruit = the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food Fruit Apples Apricots Avocados Bananas Cherries Coconuts Cranberries Dates Figs Lemons Olives Oranges Peaches Peppers Pineapples Pumpkins Strawberries Tomatoes Planeta.com Fruit Links Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Food Links …

Cheese Links

Photo: Melting cheese Links related to cheese presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Nachbarin darf kein Stinkeschild mehr kleben The Best Places in the World to Vacation If You Love Cheese Follow the Cheese Trail World’s surliest grilled cheese cart – Boing Boing Croatian discovery pushes the date of cheese-making back 4,000 years Embedded Tweets …

Food Links

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

Asparagus

Photo: Diane Main Wikipedia: Asparagus, or garden asparagus, folk name sparrow grass, scientific name Asparagus officinalis, is a perennial flowering plant species in the genus Asparagus. Its young shoots are used as a spring vegetable. Images Wikipedia Asparagus Cream_of_asparagus_soup Planeta Vegetables Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Cheese = Queso =

Photo: Goat Cheese in Oaxaca Cheese = Food made from the pressed curds of milk Quotes Blessed are the cheesemakers. – Life of Brian Videos Embedded Tweets Blessed are the cheese makers. Also, who are the cheesemakers? #culinarytourism 🧀 @WholeFoods pic.twitter.com/DEKyDYQ6pw — Ron Mader (@ronmader) December 21, 2019 Planeta.com Cheese Links Food, Health, and Cultivating …

Plant-Based

Photo Plant-based = foods derived from plants, including vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and fruits, and with few or no animal products Also see: plant-based meat / burgers / patties Headlines Vegan seafood: The next plant-based meat trend? Oscar Menu to Be Almost All Plant-Based Impossible Burgers Aren’t Healthy, and That’s the Whole Point KFC …

Tortillas

Photo: Teotitlán del Valle Tortilla = a thin, flat pancake of cornmeal, eaten hot or cold, typically with a savory filling Translating: Tortilla Ayöök: Kaaky Kaaky / Tortillas Tortillas hechas a mano 😍😋 pic.twitter.com/3V1IYMmmHz — Kumoontun (@kumoontun) December 14, 2019 Náhuatl Mātlāltic tlaxcalli «tortilla azul»Chīchīltic molli «salsa roja»#náhuatl pic.twitter.com/ab0shhWrqz — Lycaon (@Lycaones) June 6, 2020 …