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Presented by: Rocio Carvajal, gastronomy educator, cook and author
Together with corn, tomatoes and chillies, beans are part of the holy quartet of Mexico’s gastronomy. Their enduring popularity as a delicious and versatile food synonymous of Mexican cuisine, no wonder they are present in some form in 60% of all traditional dishes. This episode explores the botanical aspects, culinary uses and cultural history of this emblematic crop.
Learn more about beans:
- Beans: A History. by Ken Albala. Buy here: https://amzn.to/2MspckV
- Heirloom Beans: Great Recipes for Dips and Spreads, Soups and Stews, Salads and Salsas, and Much More from Rancho Gordo. Buy here: https://amzn.to/3alqrKR
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