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


Photo: Guadalupe Juárez prepares fresh tejate Oaxaca’s traditional energy drink is tejate, ‘the drink of the gods.’ This beverage was originally served to the ruling elite of Zapotec society. Tejate is usually served in markets in lovely hand-painted, gourd bowls called jícaras. Like most Oaxacan delicacies, tejate’s ingredient list is complex. The libation is made …

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

FAO = Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and in Spanish: Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura – – leads international efforts to defeat hunger in collaboration with other relevant organizations and bodies of the United Nations system. In 2021 …

Food Notebook

Photo: Oranges (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Food Desert

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Food desert = urban area in which it is difficult to buy affordable or good-quality fresh food HeadlinesThe farm sending meals to children in a food desert Recommended ListeningClark County leaders, nonprofit try to fix Las Vegas’ ‘nutritional deserts,’ but it’s not easy – A substantial number of Nevadans live …


Photo: Teotitlán del Valle Tortilla = a thin, flat pancake of cornmeal, eaten hot or cold, typically with a savory filling Translating: TortillaAyöök: Kaaky Náhuatl Embedded Tweets El alimento necesario, de Guillermo Planeta


Photo: Fidel’s farm (Some rights reserved) Agriculture = the practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products WikipediaAgricultureRight to farm