Eating & Being - The Gastronomic Roots of Mexico
130 Pages
English

Eating & Being - The Gastronomic Roots of Mexico

-

Description

Pre-Hispanic man accorded food a central place and a vital importance in his culture. Products such as maize, beans, squash, cacao, and chili have their origins in Mesoamerica and form part of the cultural heritage of humanity. This catalogue, published in connection with the exhibition Eating and Being: The Gastronomic Roots of Mexico, seeks to honor the link between foods and the lives of human beings.

Subjects

Informations

Published by
Published 01 March 2013
Reads 32
EAN13 9786078187379
License: All rights reserved
Language English
Document size 1 MB

Legal information: rental price per page €. This information is given for information only in accordance with current legislation.

MAN, FOOD, AND THE GODS
WHîte maîze and yellow maîze were used to make tHe arms and legs of tHe four men wHo were created. hen tHe grandmotH-er Ixmukané ground tHe cobs and made nîne jars of a drînk. From tHîs food came tHe strengtH of men.
9
CONTENTS
ôôd, à îdîŝpéŝàbLé çômpôé ô àLL çuLuràL àçîVîîéŝ à màdé up é pré-îŝpàîç wôrLd, wàŝ uŝéd î ôFérîgŝ ô é déîîéŝ àd rîbuéŝ ô é Lôrdŝ; î wàŝ à ŝîg ô ôŝpîàLîY, à péàçé ôFérîg, àççômpàYîg mà rôm bîr ô déà. ï àçîé Méxîçô, ôôd çôŝîuéd à éxuŝ béwéé umàŝ àd gôdŝ. Teotl, “dîVîé éérgY,” wàŝ é ŝuprémé éŝŝéçé à àppéàréd î Vàrîôuŝ ôrmŝ; îŝ ôrçé pérméàéd é uîVérŝé àd ruLéd àuré. ï é àgrîçuLuràL çàLédàr, éàç pàŝé ô é màu-ràîô ô màîzé wàŝ ôôréd wî à ŝpéçîIçTeotl; àmôg é Méxîçàŝ, é prîçîpàL ôéŝ wéré cééôL àd cîçôméçôàL.
11
CONTENTS
Xîlonen Her name means “the shaggy one” in allusion to the beard that sweet maize has.
Chico me coatl
Hé màjôrîY ô pré-îŝpàîç çuLuréŝ àd à Léàŝ ôé gôd ô màîzé. ArçàéôLôgîçàL éVîdéçé ôud àmôg é rémàîŝ ô éàç grôup démôŝràéŝ éîr réVéréçé ôwàrd é pLà à wàŝ éîr màî ŝôurçé ô ôurîŝmé. curîôuŝLY, î ŝéVéràL Méŝôàmérîçà çéméérîéŝ dîFéré gôdŝ màrk é dîŝîçîô béwéé Yôug màîzé àd màuré màîzé. Hé Méxîçàŝ, ôr éxàmpLé, àd XîLôé àŝ é gôddéŝŝ ôjîloteôr ŝwéé màîzé; cééôL àŝ é gôd ô màîzé prôpér, wî cî-çôméçôàL àŝ îŝ émàLé çôuérpàr (àLŝô àŝŝôçîàéd wî érîLîY); àd ïLàmàéçuLî, é gôddéŝŝ ô màuré màîzé.
12
CONTENTS
Tla loc
LàLôç, é gôd ô ràî, déŝçédéd rôm é éàVéŝ ô érîL-îzé é màîzé IéLdŝ. é wàŝ éàréd ôr îŝ ràgé, wîç çôuLd prôVôké ŝôrmŝ àd àîL. Hé çérémôîéŝ î îŝ ôôr î-çLudéd é ŝàçrîIçé ô çîLdré ô àppéàL ôr wàér àd à rîuàL à çôŝîŝéd ô îîg wômé wî ŝàçkŝ ILLéd wî àY ô màké ém çrY àd érébY ŝîmuLàé ràî. LàLôç àd îŝ éLpérŝ, étlaloque, LîVéd î é pàràdîŝé kôw àŝ LàLôçà, wîç îŝ dépîçéd î é àmôuŝ muràL ô épà-îLà, î é àrçàéôLôgîçàL zôé ô éôîuàçà.
13
CONTENTS
The God of Maize
Hé ŝçéé dépîçéd î îŝ pîéçé îŝ màdé up ô réé pàrŝ: ô ôp, à àréà pàîéd ôràgé; béLôw îŝ, à pŝéudô-gLYpîç îŝçrîpîô; àd î é îrd pàr, à îmàgé ô wô ŝémî-àrôpômôrpîç çôbŝ ô màîzé àd Vàrîôuŝ préçîôuŝ ŝYm-bôLŝ. ALôug î îŝ pôŝŝîbLé ô îdéîY é gLYpŝ ô îŝ VéŝŝéL, é îŝçrîpîô dôéŝ ô ôrm à Lîguîŝîç éx. Ôé ô é éàdŝ î é îrd pàr ô é ŝçéé àŝ à gràî àd wô LéàVéŝ, wîLé é ôér éàd àŝ ôLY ôé Léà; î bô çàŝéŝ, é LéàVéŝ émérgé rôm é ŝîdé ô é éàd.
14
CONTENTS
RITES AND OFFERINGS
he fourtH montH tHey calleduéY ô-zôzLî. Durîng tHîs montH tHey cele-brated tHe feast of tHe god of tHe maîze ields, called Cînteotl, and tHe goddess of sustenance, called CHîcomecoatl.
15
CONTENTS
Monthly festivals wéré éLd ô ôôr é Vàrîôuŝ gôdŝ î àç-çôrdàçé wî é àgrîçuLuràL çàLédàr; ŝpéçîàL ôôdŝ wéré prépàréd ôr éàç ôççàŝîô, ôr ôFérîgŝ wéré màdé, î wîç é péîéŝ wôuLd àŝk é gôdŝ ôr ràî àd gôôd àrVéŝŝ. Śômé ô éŝé rîuàLŝ àVé béçômé déép-rôôéd ràdîîôŝ ôbŝérVéd î Méxîçô ô îŝ dàY.
17
CONTENTS
Ceremonîal cup used to offer pulque and other drinks to the gods.
18
CONTENTS