Photoessay: Food in the Americas
From Guatemala Markets to Brazilian Goat Cheese
” People give food meaning. It’s easy to trivialize because food is everywhere. But love of food is love of life.
-Barbara Haber, curator of printed books
“Famine and undernourishment are not due to lack of food availability. Rather they result from the inability of people to grow their own food or to purchase it from those that grow it.
-Otto T. Solbrig, Havard Biology Department
Justin Ide is staff photographer at Harvard Universitys Office of News and Public Affairs. He has traveled extensively in Latin America and can be reached at «email@example.com.
There are different brands of tortilla flour to make the dough. MASECA, which can be found in most large supermarkets in the international section, is one of them but there are others. Follow…
Nicaraguan salpicón is one of the defining dishes of present-day Nicaraguan cuisine and yet it is unlike anything else that goes by the name of salpicón. Rather, it is an entire menu revolving…
As “a visitor whose days were numbered” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he tossed aside dietary restrictions to experience the enormous variety of meat dishes, cuts of meat he hadn’t seen…