Cook along at home, if you like, during a delicious cooking demonstration spotlighting richly ﬂavorful, aﬀordable, healthy and easy-to-prepare foods reﬂecting the great range of culinary traditions and ﬂavors of Latin America.
Join us for a delicious cooking demo, as Sarah Anderson, Heritage Diet Curriculum Coordinator for Oldways, teaches us how to make menestra, an Ecuadorian lentil stew; and chimichurri, an herb sauce common in Argentina and Uruguay.
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Oldways is a food and nutrition nonprofit dedicated to improving public health by inspiring individuals and organizations to embrace the healthy, sustainable joys of the “old ways” of eating—heritage-based diets high in taste, nourishment, sustainability, and joy.
The Oldways Latin American Heritage Diet promotes richly ﬂavorful foods that reﬂect a great range of culinary traditions, foods, and ﬂavors of Latin American heritage. The variations have traditionally existed in the parts of Latin America where maize (corn), potatoes, peanuts, and beans are grown, including modern-day Mexico, and other countries in Central and South America. The curriculum focuses on four major cultures: the indigenous people (Aztecs, Incas, Mayans, and other Native Americans), the Spanish, Portuguese, and continental Africans largely influenced by the Portuguese and Spanish colonialization (i.e., places such as Equatorial Guinea
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