Aztecs and the Roots of Mexican Cooking

  • by Ken Albala
  • Narrated by Ken Albala
  • 0 hrs and 30 mins
  • Other

Publisher's Summary

Contemporary with the European Renaissance, Aztec culture produced a unique food tradition that survives today in Mexican cuisine. Learn first about Aztec society, its indigenous foodstuffs, and distinctive diet. Also study descriptions of lavish Aztec banquets; “signature” foods, from avocados, beans, and chilies to chocolate and maize; and the Aztec philosophy of balance and moderation in eating.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-03-2013
  • Publisher: The Great Courses