Interview

The Washington Post: Say adios to eggnog, and embrace Mexican drinks for a feliz navidad

“In the convents around Mexico during the colonial era, the nuns became serious cooks, says Pati Jinich, author of ‘Pati’s Mexican Table’ and host of the PBS series of the same name. The church was a major power, and it was in the kitchens of the convents where traditional Spanish recipes started to take in…

NPR The Kojo Nnamdi Show: Preserving Cuisine As Cultural Heritage

I really enjoyed taking part in this fascinating discussion led by guest-host Jennifer Goldbeck, from the University of Maryland, on the preserving culinary culture and the merits of the United Nations’ cultural arm UNESCO’s commitment to culinary traditions. Other guests included Frank Proschan, from UNESCO, and Matt Goulding, chief editor and publisher of Roads &…