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In the Land of Kings: Treasures of Zimbabwe

According to Ian Hammer, the 4,000 to 6,000-year-old Zimbabwe cave art lavishly splashed across the smooth, curved rock as if a post-modern mural is a diary. The hunter-gatherer Bushman moved from place to place every couple weeks. The dozens of overlapping animals painted at different times gave the ancient viewer a report on the type of animals in the area, plants that could be used for poisons to tip their hunting spears and medicines as well as useful information for understanding their environment. To me, as a chef, it’s a visual grocery list. What we’re looking at are not...

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Mexican New World Cuisine at Festival Gourmet International

by Marc d’Entremont Slow braised, banana leaf wrapped Angus beef short ribs, or vegan tofu and hazelnut stuffed beetroot to fresh shucked oysters topped with raw quail egg, caviar and sea urchin, the Festival Gourmet International showcased Mexico’s new world cuisine. For twenty-two years Puerto Vallarta – a food tourism powerhouse – has hosted the festival attracting an eclectic and enthusiastic mix of international and Mexican chefs eager to turn the nation’s premium food products into culinary art works. Among many highlights in the 2016 festival were high profile vegan events and fine wines from Baja’s Valle de Guadeloupe....

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