Aztecs and the Roots of Mexican Cooking

Narrated by: Ken Albala
Length: 30 mins
Categories: History, Americas
4.5 out of 5 stars (34 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Contemporary with the European Renaissance, Aztec culture produced a unique food tradition that survives today in Mexican cuisine. Learn first about Aztec society, its indigenous foodstuffs, and distinctive diet. Also study descriptions of lavish Aztec banquets; “signature” foods, from avocados, beans, and chilies to chocolate and maize; and the Aztec philosophy of balance and moderation in eating.
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It was a very interesting piece to listen to. I learned some history and how it tied to food we eat today.