Sabores y saberes de la milpa (Flavors and Knowledge from the Maize Field)
Edition: Casa Gallina and Calpulli Tecalco
Translations and editorial care in Nahuatl: Alberto Castro Cruz
Editorial coordination: Josefa Ortega and María Angélica Palma Rodríguez
Texts: Extracted from sessions given by the participants indicated in each section.
Illustrations: Adriana Campos Hierro
Text transcription: Oscar Moreno
Layout: Gabriela Cruz
Flavors and Knowledge from the Maize Field, published in Spanish and Nahuatl, is the result of a wide range of exchange, work and affection between Casa Gallina and Calpulli Tecalco. Its pages gather an educational process developed between both venues which included a series of workshops and field visits to approach and learn fundamental aspects of raising a maize field, its produce, its different foodstuffs and recipes. It is now developed into an editorial project that strives to generate a dialogue between inhabitants of Malachtepec Momoxco, in Milpa Alta, and neighbors from Santa Maria la Rivera around a shared interest.
Typical produce from a maize field, such tlaolli (corn), yetl (
Page count: 48
Publish date: 2023