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How to make Peruvian peanut stew

By |2018-04-19T15:03:05+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Food, South America|

Clay model of Moche people eating To eat what Chavin or Moche or Nazca people might have eaten, try making this delicious Peruvian stew. It's filling and vegan! Fill a large saucepan about half full of water. Peel six potatoes and cut them into bite-size pieces, and put them in the water to [...]

How to make guacamole – Food project

By |2017-06-22T01:40:24+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Central America, Food|

Avocados mashed into guacamole To make guacamole the way the Aztecs did, take one ripe avocado and cut it in half. Use a knife or a fork to pry out the seed. Scoop out the yellow fruit into a bowl (or a stone mortar like the one in the picture) and mash it [...]

Where do avocados grow? Mexico – Avocado history

By |2018-05-24T17:18:44+00:00June 20th, 2017|Central America, Food|

Avocado history: this is a modern avocado. Where do avocados grow? Mexico. Where do avocados come from? Avocados first evolved about 350 million years ago. That was in the Cretaceous period. Avocados evolved about the same time as other flowering plants like tomatoes and sunflowers. They're a kind of large berry that's native [...]