Corn = Maíz =

Photo: Ron Mader, Maíces biodiversidad y cultura (Museo Cabañas), Guadalajara (Some rights reserved) 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) Translating: CornSpanish: MaízAyöök: Tëëmt (Seed) …

Markets

Photo: Ron Mader, Guadalajara Market (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Cranberries

Photo: Aivar Ruukel, Cranberries (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Cranberry = low, creeping shrubs or vines. The fruit is a berry that is larger than the leaves of the plant; it is initially light green, turning red when ripe. It is edible, but with an acidic taste that usually overwhelms its sweetness. HeadlinesCanned cranberry sauce, explained …

Slow Food

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) The origins of Slow Food date to 1986. This is an Italian movement cooked up as response to the threat of fast food and the negative impact of multinational food industries. The aim is to nurture the link between consumer and producer, to the mutual benefit of both. The philosophy …

Tacos

Photo: Ron Mader, Taqueria Juquilita serves up delicious Tacos de Barbacoa de Res Taco = a Mexican food dish consisting of a tortilla, typically folded, filled with various mixtures, such as seasoned meat, beans, lettuce, and tomatoes. Tortillas can be made from corn or flour. They can be lightly fried, warmed over fire, or served …

Food Truck

Photo: Jason Reidy, Downtown Minneapolis (Some rights reserved) Food Truck = Mobile venue that sells food Elsewhere on the Webroaminghunger.comFood Trucks Changing The Dining Scene – HuffpostGoogle News Las Vegasroaminghunger.comyelp WikipediaFood truck Planeta.com

World Food Day

Lingo Cards 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. 2021 theme: “Our actions are our future” Translating: World Food Day Features Twitter MomentWorld Food Day 2017 World Food Day …

Keto

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) WebMD: “Ketogenic” is a term for a low-carb diet (like the Atkins diet). The idea is for you to get more calories from protein and fat and less from carbohydrates. You cut back most on the carbs that are easy to digest, like sugar, soda, pastries, and white bread. Wikipedia: …

Is there access to a kitchen?

RoofDog (Some rights reserved) Kitchen = a room or area where food is prepared and cooked RoofDogIs there access to a kitchen? = ¿Hay acceso a una cocina? Oaxaca, MexicoThinking about categories that should be added to accommodation listings. Why would you visit fabulous markets and not have the opportunity to prepare a meal? Exploring …