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Mini episode Mexican independence day! Ep.11

  Presented by: Rocio Carvajal Food historian, cook and author. This September 16th we celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day! And is the perfect occasion to talk a little bit about Mexico’s history and how this special date is celebrated. —————————————– This show is the audible companion of: SABOR! This is Mexican food magazine Support this show […]

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Cannibalism and Pozole soup, Cooking superstitions, Toxic plants and healing rituals. Ep.8

  Presented by: Rocio Carvajal Food historian, cook and author. EPISODE 8: The cannibalistic story of Pozole soup, Cooking superstitions, Toxic plants and healing rituals. We’ve reached the end of season 1!  Discover the story of Pozole a warrior soup (with warriors in it), the unusual and often funny cooking superstitions and the toxic plants […]

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Special Episode No.2 The Cultural history of Pulque. Interview with Dr. Deborah Toner.

  Presented by: Rocio Carvajal Food historian, cook and author. SPECIAL EPISODE No.2: SPECIAL EPISODE No.2 The Cultural history of Pulque. Interview with Dr. Deborah Toner. U. of Leicester, we talk about pulque, identity and culture during and after the colonial period in Mexico. www.passthechipotle.com  SUPPORT THIS SHOW  www.patreon.com/chipotlepodcast TWITTER https://twitter.com/chipotlepodcast   This special episode...

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Your guide to Mezcal and tequila, the British side of Mexican food, Aztec sorbets. Ep.07

  Presented by: Rocio Carvajal Food historian, cook and author. EPISODE 7: Your guide to Mezcal and tequila, the British side of Mexican food, Aztec sorbets. I’m  sure  many  of  you  have  heard,  seen  and  even  enjoyed  tequila  and  mezcal  on  many occasions but do you know what’s difference between them? Is it the taste? […]

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The day of the holy cross; Monks, Quakers and chocolate; Meet Sor Juana philosopher, poet cook and nun. Ep.06

  Presented by: Rocio Carvajal Food historian, cook and author. EPISODE 6: The day of the holy cross; Monks, Quakers and chocolate; Meet Sor Juana: philosopher, poet cook and nun. Discover how Mexicans celebrate builders, the religious ceremonies and feasts to thank the people who build the homes we live in; find out which drink […]

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Xochimilco’s floating allotments, Frida Kahlo’s wedding, The Aztecs’ tobacco. Ep. 05

 Presented by: Rocio Carvajal Food historian, cook and author. EPISODE 5: Xochimilco’s floating allotments, Frida Kahlo’s wedding, The Aztecs’ tobacco. This week I’ll  take  you  to  navigate  with  me  the  floating  allotments  of Xochimilco, the so called Venice of the Aztec empire, we’ll invite ourselves to Firda Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s wedding and we’ll find […]

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The gastronomic legacy of Diana Kennedy, Food in the Austrian-Mexican empire of Maximilian I, Edible insects. Ep.04

  Presented by: Rocio Carvajal Food historian, cook and author. EPISODE 4: The gastronomic legacy of Diana Kennedy, food in the Austrian-Mexican empire of Maximilian I, edible insects. This week we’ll pay tribute t Diana Kennedy, her work and legacy for gastronomic cultural studies; we’ll find out how the Austrian empire of Maximilian I and […]

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Special Episode No.1 Edible Insects. Interview with Little Herds and Merci Mercado

  Presented by: Rocio Carvajal Food historian, cook and author. SPECIAL EPISODE No.1: My guests this week: Virydiana Velarde from Merci Mercado http://mercimercado.com/ and Robert Nathan Allen Founder of the charity Little Herds www.littleherds.org we talk all about how insects are being recognised worldwide as a source of sustainable food and ethical business models. www.passthechipotle.com  […]

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