Mexican Food Made Simple - Netflix

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Author, chef and restaurateur Thomasina Miers sets off on a hunt for full-on flavour in local festivals, bustling bars and family celebrations across Mexico. There she eats her way through the busy markets of Mexico City and Oaxaca in search of the perfect taco, tamales or tostada before whipping up her own easy-to-do version at home, cooking alongside everyone from internationally acclaimed chefs to Mexican great-grandmothers.

Mexican Food Made Simple - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2011-07-05

Mexican Food Made Simple - Food - Netflix

Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism and assimilated by the organism's cells to provide energy, maintain life, or stimulate growth. Historically, humans secured food through two methods: hunting and gathering and agriculture. Today, the majority of the food energy required by the ever increasing population of the world is supplied by the food industry. Food safety and food security are monitored by agencies like the International Association for Food Protection, World Resources Institute, World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization, and International Food Information Council. They address issues such as sustainability, biological diversity, climate change, nutritional economics, population growth, water supply, and access to food. The right to food is a human right derived from the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), recognizing the “right to an adequate standard of living, including adequate food”, as well as the “fundamental right to be free from hunger”.

Mexican Food Made Simple - Contrast in texture - Netflix

Texture plays a crucial role in the enjoyment of eating foods. Contrasts in textures, such as something crunchy in an otherwise smooth dish, may increase the appeal of eating it. Common examples include adding granola to yogurt, adding croutons to a salad or soup, and toasting bread to enhance its crunchiness for a smooth topping, such as jam or butter.

Mexican Food Made Simple - References - Netflix