If you’re fighting a war, how do you cook food on the run? What sort of meals can you make around ranches, porches, and rustic bonfires? What might Pancho Villa or Emiliano Zapata have eaten? This episode looks at the culinary legacy of the Mexican Revolution, with recipes that include:
9 DECEMBER 2010
6:30 to 9:00 PM
Cooking demonstration and tasting dinner at the Mexican Cultural Institute.
The Mexican Revolution shook the ground the country stood on. As Revolutionaries, soldiers and rebels moved throughout the country a new kind of cooking emerged: Food on the run! Come taste the exquisite inventions and creations made in ranches, porches, rustic bonfires and by traveling cooks to feed men, and women, who were for years on the run. Learn the true origins and flavors of the Burrito, the famous Discada Norteña, the Charro Beans. Drink some of the wholesome and filling drinks revolutionaries took along battles and sweets they carried in their jackets.
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