All posts filed under: magazines

Discover Mexico’s Gastronomic History

I’m trhiled to share with you my new projects: Pass the Chipotle Podcast and SABOR! This is Mexican Food Magazine. Mexico’s  national  cuisine  is  an  infinite  source  of  inspiration,  knowledge  and  pleasure. Indeed, I believe there’s no better way to explore a culture than through its gastronomic history. Through SABOR! and its sister project, the Pass the Chipotle podcast, I hope to share my findings – a new approach to Mexico’s food and culinary traditions – with you. Thank you for joining me on this journey! SABOR! This is Mexican Food is a quarterly digital magazine dedicated to the exploration of Mexico’s gastronomic heritage and traditions. Each issue of the magazine offers easy to follow recipes that are delicious and unique, accompanied with great photography and in-depth articles about Mexico’s gastronomic traditions, SABOR! This is Mexican Food celebrates Mexico’s amazing culinary heritage. Click bellow to purchase the magazine. Pass the Chipotle is a delicious and thought provoking bi-weekly podcast discovering Mexico’s gastronomic history. Presented by me, Rocio Carvajal Food researcher, cook and author. It will …

Food. The vital stuff. Granta #54

Penguin, 1995. Foreword. I selected of the 19 texts that conform this GRANTA issue. The two criteria of selection where its relevance regarding food studies from different contemporary or historical perspectives and also those are the same which I personally found engaging and rich. On this post I’ll talk about the texts by J.M. Coetzee and Joan Smith and in a future piece I’ll discuss the remaining three by and make a parallel analysis of Margaret Visser, Laura  Shapiro and Amartya Sen. Meat Country. by J.M. Coetzee Theosophists, anarchists and vegetarians seemed to appear out of nowhere in the late 1890s. Some had political motivations, others religious, philosophical or ethical. In their high minded naivety their belief that the problems of the world were few and simple and easily solved […] the events reduced them to a footnote in history. Eccentric and unsustainable only a handful of people in the world opted out from the conventional omnivorous diet and remained so for the rest of their lives. Most of them, first generation converts as its …