audio by guest luc a iglesias kuntz
59:07 minutes (54.14 MB)
MEXICO’S CUISINE: WORLD ACCLAIMED. Mexico’s tamales, moles, and other typical dishes of its centuries-old traditional cuisine were recognized by the United Nations as a masterpiece of humanity’s cultural heritage. This is the first time that foods or other culinary traditions are included in the Intangible Heritage List. What does it mean for Mexico? What are the benefits? Also, a Mexican chef shares recipes to celebrate the holidays with healthy and traditional Mexican recipes.
Guests: Lucía Iglesias Kuntz, Spokesperson, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France; Cristina Barros, researcher of traditional Mexican cuisine, author and columnist, co-author of first proposal to nominate Mexican gastronomy to UNESCO’s Heritage List, Mexico City; Agustin Gaytán, Chef, instructor and researcher on Mexican gastronomy, Oakland, CA, http://www.agustincooks.com/main.html