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As Latin Food Culture Evolves, What’s Fusion and What’s Appropriation?

Virginia Isaad
Krista Linares is a registered dietitian nutritionist and founder of Nutrition Con Sabor. You’ve probably seen the viral videos of “Mexican corn salad” (esquites) or “spa water” (agua fresca) and the resulting pushback as if our cultural foods and drinks were suddenly...
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11 Latin American Ingredients Our Ancestors Used in Food

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The many countries throughout Latin America have long been home to fertile ground, and for centuries, Indigenous people used everything they could for nourishment. Our ancestors may have worked hard to find, prepare and preserve food, but in the process,...