Chiles

Photo: Jalapeños Capsicum annuum is a species of the plant genus Capsicum (chiles or peppers) native to the Americas. HeadlinesWhere is the Chili Pepper Capital of the World? – Oaxaca Cultural NavigatorChilhuacle, el renacer del chile oaxaqueñoChile mixe, desde tiempos prehispánicos y aplicaciones no culinarias Embedded Tweets WikipediaCapsicum annuumPasillaPoblanoScoville scale Features Planeta.com

Pineapples

Photo: Oaxaca Market Our deep dive into all things related to the pineapple. The pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a tropical plant with an edible multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries, also called pineapples. HeadlinesThese Taiwanese Pineapple Cakes Are the Only Pineapple Cake Worth Eating – ViceThe Prickly Meanings of the Pineapple Translating PineappleSpanish: Piña Social …

Community Supported Agriculture

Artwork (Some rights reserved) Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) projects improve the quality and quantity of food available locally while reducing the environmental impact of producing this food Elsewhere on the Webminnesotagrown.com/aboutcsalocalharvest.org/[email protected] Nevadausda.gov/local-food-directories/csas Wikipedia Wikipedia: Community-supported agriculture (CSA model) is a system that connects the producer and consumers within the food system more closely by allowing …

Vegas Food

Photo: Ron Mader, Skyline (Some rights reserved) Food and dining in Las Vegas HeadlinesThe 8 Saddest Restaurant Closings in Las Vegas in 2021Las Vegas is Having a Food Moment That Couldn’t Happen Anywhere ElseIn Vegas, Pigs eat for freeLas Vegas Off the Eaten Path – NYT50 must-eat Las Vegas meals Elsewhere on the Webvegas.eater.comneonfeast.com Restaurantsblacksheepvegas.comFacebook …

Cacao

Lingo Cards Cacao = beanlike seeds from which cocoa, cocoa butter, and chocolate are made The word cacao has been traced to the Olmec. The Maya continued the use and introduced this to the Aztecs who called it xocolatl, meaning ‘bitter water’ in the Nahuatl language. The Spaniards sent chocolate to Europe. It took a …

Vegas Food Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Ashiana Buffet (Some rights reserved) What would insiders like others to know about Las Vegas and Las Vegas food in particular? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Culinary Unionculinaryunion226.orgFacebookStrike Vote 2018: #[email protected] nbcnews.com Culinary Academytheculinaryacademy.org – @CulinaryLV Road Kill Cafejohnmullsmeatcompany.comthom-blvd– Near Sweet Tomato Test Garden Corndogsworldsbestcorndogslv.com Restaurant Supply Equipment5675 South …

Chile en nogada

Photo: Andrea’s Chile en nogada Among our fave Mexican foods: Wikipedia: Chiles en nogada is a dish, traditionally served at room temperature with cold cream sauce, from Mexican cuisine. The name comes from the Spanish word for the walnut tree, nogal. It consists of poblano chilis filled with picadillo (a mixture usually containing shredded meat, …

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 VarietiesAtole BlancoAtole SimpleGranilloChileatole Videos Atole de Oaxaca HeadlinesVerde que te quiero verde: El chileatole – Animal Gourmet Embedded Tweets WikipediaAtole Planeta.com