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An Introduction to Beans

An Introduction to Beans

The word beans applies to edible seeds from several different plants. This series of articles will focus on the beans cultivated in Mesoamerica and other parts of the Americas, their importance for the diet of old [...]

Corn in Pre-Hispanic Mexico

Corn in Pre-Hispanic Mexico

Corn was an important part of the religious, social and cultural life of pre-Hispanic civilizations. Today, corn is still a very important part of Mexican life. [...]

A brief introduction to corn (maize)

A brief introduction to corn (maize)

After a long break What's Cooking Mexico is back! Things have been quiet around here for almost a month, but we're ready to start posting again. In order to give the readers of this blog a [...]