Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Poster (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Asparagus

Photo: Diane Main (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: 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. RecipesInstant Pot Asparagus Soup Images WikipediaAsparagusCream of asparagus soup Planeta

Tamales

Photo: Biulú (Some rights reserved) What’s a tamal? 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 …

Nixtamal

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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 nixtamalWhat is nixtamal? Videos Nixtamalization WikipediaNixtamalization Planeta.com

Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Elotes = Corn (Used with permission) 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. Questions = Preguntas Are there …

Coffee

Photo: Ron Mader, Ayöök Cup (Some rights reserved) Coffee = a hot beverage made from the roasted and ground seeds (coffee beans) of a tropical shrub Translating: International Coffee DaySpanish: Día Internacional del CaféSwedish: Internationella kaffedagen October 1 is International Coffee [email protected]#InternationalCoffeeDayhttps://twitter.com/AyuukMarco/status/1179039085861556225 Embedded Tweets BingoArabica – Barista – Bean – Beverage – Cafe – Cherry …

Fruit

Photo: Ron Mader, Buddha’s Hand Lemons (Some rights reserved) Fruit = the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food Celebrations Fruithttps://www.planeta.com/appleshttps://www.planeta.com/apricotshttps://www.planeta.com/avocadoshttps://www.planeta.com/bananashttps://www.planeta.com/cherrieshttps://www.planeta.com/coconutshttps://www.planeta.com/cranberrieshttps://www.planeta.com/dateshttps://www.planeta.com/figshttps://www.planeta.com/grapeshttps://www.planeta.com/lemonshttps://www.planeta.com/oliveshttps://www.planeta.com/orangeshttps://www.planeta.com/peacheshttps://www.planeta.com/peppershttps://www.planeta.com/pineappleshttps://www.planeta.com/pumpkinshttps://www.planeta.com/strawberrieshttps://www.planeta.com/tomatoes Planeta.com

September 29 is National Corn Day in Mexico #DíaNacionaldelMaíz

Poster: La Cosecha Market (Used with permission) 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 …

Vegan

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Vegan = using or containing no animal products HeadlinesThe climate benefits of veganism and vegetarianismThe ingenious tricks behind vegan eggs – BBC Elsewhere on the WebVeganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, …

Plant-Based

Adjectives 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 Questions = Preguntas = Des questions What are non soy, plant-based vegetarian foods? = ¿Qué son los alimentos vegetarianos de origen vegetal sin soya? = …