Last Review of Ramirez’s

Ah a taco by any other name would taste just as good… but it wouldn’t be a Ramirez’s taco!! I have found a hidden treasure in Lexington, KY that I would’ve ever known about if I hadn’t taken WRD 422. I have been in the store and Señora Pati Ramirez even came to our class … More Last Review of Ramirez’s


Research Notes for Assignment 4

Video about Nixtamalization How to Nixtamal at home ARTICLE: Maize: A Paramount Staple Crop in the Context of Global Nutrition Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety Emily T. Nuss Sherry A. Tanumihardjo DOI: 10.1111/j.1541-4337.2010.00117.x   Title: Nutraceutical Properties of Flour and Tortillas Made with an Ecological Nixtamalization Process. Authors: Méndez, Lilia Irene … More Research Notes for Assignment 4

Planet Taco quote 2

Despite the distance from Mexico City, the northern borderlands were open to culinary globalization as diverse settlers transplanted their traditional foods. Silver mines were the most prominent connection with the wider world, and those who struck it rich imported luxury goods ranging from Asian spices to European wines. Meat was also readily available as the … More Planet Taco quote 2

Planet Taco Quote 1

The Mexican American generation, which came of age during midcentury as the children of immigrants, invented new cuisines to express their distinctive identities. Their recipes diverged not only from the “white-bread” US mainstream, but also form the cooking of their immigrant mothers. As late as the Great Depression, most Mexicans loving in the US ate … More Planet Taco Quote 1